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Container ethernet adapters and Ethtool


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Hello,

I have a server application running in Docker containers. This application uses ethtool to discover a list of interfaces but this fails.

I have noticed that ethtool does not recognize the virtual interfaces within a Docker container as real/physical interfaces. I know this is possible with other virtualization technologies (see http://d-h-n.de/blog/siocgmiiphy-on-eth0-failed-operation-not-supported).

Is there a way to get ethtool to recognize the Docker container ethernet interfaces as real/physical ones?