Subject: Re: bin/21078: patch to allow ifconfig clear interface stats
To: None <,>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 04/09/2003 23:11:27
On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 04:39:56PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> I'm not so sure about that....  I agree more with David on this one.
> > I would have been happy to have this feature a number of times. Sometimes
> > the only stats gathering software running is a
> > netstat -i; sleep 10; netstat -i
> > and in this case it's much easier to deal with small numbers.
> Actually in that case you should do:
> 	netstat -i -w 10
> Then you will get the small numbers you desire!

Yes, but in my case it's not exactly that that I want either.
More only 2 displays at a fixed interval. Yes, this is not an usual use,
but I know I would have liked it when debugging network problems
(cisco can do it, and it *is* usefull).

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference