Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


How to identifying the network card ?


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Operating Systems Solaris How to identifying the network card ?
# 1  
Old 12-15-2008
How to identifying the network card ?

Hi Experts,

Can we use some command from unix to find the available network interface? I did tried

Quote:
# prtdiag |grep network
Its listing following, however how can I decide the which vender card is attached

Quote:
pci 66 MB pci108e,1648 (network)
okay /pci@1f,700000/network@2
pci 66 MB pci108e,1648 (network)
okay /pci@1f,700000/network@2,1
pci 66 MB pci108e,1648 (network)
okay /pci@1d,700000/network@2
pci 66 MB pci108e,1648 (network)
okay /pci@1d,700000/network@2,1
e.g. if its hme , bge or some thing else

Thanks
# 2  
Old 12-15-2008
ifconfig -a

Before anyone touches a UNIX based system are 10 commands they should know, this is one of them.



ms. stevi
# 3  
Old 12-15-2008
Thanks stevi

I am aware about the above option, any thing else apart from this!
# 4  
Old 12-15-2008
prtconf |grep -i net
from the system's ok> prompt, you may try to perform a "watch-net-all" to test the cards as well
# 5  
Old 12-15-2008
Thanks incredible!

# prtconf |grep -i net
network, instance #0
network, instance #1
network, instance #2
network, instance #3

Is only listing the number of network instance ia m looking for some thing like bge, hme .
# 6  
Old 12-15-2008
Code:
grep net /etc/path_to_inst

# 7  
Old 12-15-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by dangral
Code:
grep net /etc/path_to_inst

That doesn't always work, I can't remember which type of device cause a problem but I do recall not finding all my devices on some boxes.

With Solaris 10 or later
Code:
dladm show-dev


Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #705
Difficulty: Medium
Confirmation bias is the tendency to search for, interpret, favor, and recall information in a way that affirms what we currently believe or think we already know.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Red Hat

Regarding Network Interface Card

Dear All , While taking backups in one Linux Server , we find one alert came with regard to Network Interface Card. Pl find the below alert. Network Interface Card performance for NIC:eth1 has exceeded Major threshold. Bytes sent and received per second (Average)= 105540.303101... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: jegaraman
6 Replies

2. Hardware

Identifying Network Ports

OK, so I have a real dumb question, but I am desperate for an answer. If my Sun machine shows the following out put. root@xxxx:/# egrep network /etc/path_to_inst "/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/network@c,1" 0 "eri" "/pci@1f,0/pci@1,1/network@5,1" 1 "eri" Does that indicate that there is one eri... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tirmazi
2 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

How to install a network card

Hey guys, Sorry, this question might look stupid but I have no idea how to install a network card. My server is a Dell PowerEdge T105 with Debian 5.0 Lenny. My network card is a Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5722 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express. I've plugged the card innside my server and I can see... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: chebarbudo
2 Replies

4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

How can I tell which network card is which?

I have three network cards in my unix box. I need to figure out which card corresponds to an assigned IP address. If there some command in unix I can use to make an ethernet interface blink? Any advice would be appreciated. (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mojoman
6 Replies

5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Network card and internet

Hi!. I have problems installing my network card under ther redhat kernel. First i tryed my integrated intel pro set 10/100 then my d-link 530tx Pci but none of them seems to be found. also i huse my network card to connect to the net trough PPPOE where i need to type my username and... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Gibbler
3 Replies

6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

network card problem

hi, everyone: alpha 600 au true64 Unix 4.0f my network cart is set "Auto-Negotiate".After operate system startup,the network will be disconnected by itself at sometime. I found some prompt in /usr/adm/messages. "tu0 :transmit FIFO underflow:threshold raised to :256 byteŁ¬link up... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: q30
1 Replies

7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users

Network Card Help

I have been having trouble with my sis900 neytwork card in slacwkare linux. I tried to modprobe the sis900, it didnt give me any errors but it didnt load it. so I put in a realtek 8139 network card and tried it too. These are the errors i get with the two cards when trying to do insmod on either of... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: The Fridgerator
3 Replies

8. IP Networking

Network Card with SGI

The Octane is driving me nuts . It was sitting on the network doing its job nicely and i had to pull the n/w cable out from the wall to pull it from the inside of the table and connected it again . The logs show this -- link down .... < when i pulled it out > link ok < when i connected > But... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: DPAI
0 Replies

9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Installing network card

1) i am trying to install realtek network card in caldrea linux, but i am not able to find the interface, 2)i download drivers for network card and i am not able to read the floopy in linux, pls help me out. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: gops
1 Replies

10. IP Networking

network card

I have a UnixWare 2 server that has an ISA 3Com NIC that has just a BNC connector on it. I want to remove this and install an ISA 3Com NIC that has a BNC/RJ45 connector. What steps do I have to go through to successfully complete this? Thye are almost the exact same cards except for the... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: cparks
1 Replies

Featured Tech Videos