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#11 ifconfig wraps around TX bytes after 4GB

NEXTGEN
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nobody
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2013-04-25
2013-01-27
abirvalg
No

as I was doing a massive upload and monitoring data sent via ifconfig, the
TX bytes field wrapped around and went back from 0
here's a snip
.......
RX packets:995036 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:3009297 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:179359738 (179.3 MB) TX bytes:106766487 (106.7 MB)

Note how huge is amount of TX packets, while TX bytes wrapped around

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  • I am not sure if we want to add netlink API, I track those requests in a seperate milestone now. If somebody wants to contribute mail net-tools-devel@ please.

     
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