ETHTOOL Only Shows "Link detected: yes" (Doc ID 746497.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Linux Kernel - Version: 2.6 to 2.6
Oracle VM - Version: 2.1
Linux Itanium
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

You are using ethtool to find out the Settings of your Network Card, but you only get the following Results:
# ethtool eth1
Settings for eth1:
        Link detected: yes


Cause

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