Subject: Re: net stats.
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/18/1999 16:06:16
On Mon, Oct 18, 1999 at 03:57:01PM +0300, Jaromir Dolecek wrote:
> Feico Dillema wrote:
> > Is it possible that the per-if netstats count the number of bytes
> > twice (maybe for both IP and IPv6)? On my machines it looks like
> > the ibytes and obytes are a factor 2 too high. My reference is
> > stats collected from a cisco router. The NetBSD machines and the
> > cisco seem to agree on the number of packets though.
> I recall there was such error corrected a while ago. How old
> is the kernel you use on the NetBSD machine ?

fairly recent, from: 

# uname -a
NetBSD server6 1.4K NetBSD 1.4K (PASTA.v6) #2: Tue Sep 28 01:46:29
CEST 1999     root@server6:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/PASTA.v6 i386


NetBSD 1.4K NetBSD 1.4K (ZILA.v6) #0: Sat Sep 11 20:01:58 CEST 1999
dillema@zum:/usr/NetBSD/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/ZILA.v6 i386

I can try real -current on one of the machines to see if it helps...