Subject: Re: bin/21078: patch to allow ifconfig clear interface stats
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 04/09/2003 17:19:38
[ On Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 23:11:27 (+0200), Manuel Bouyer wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: bin/21078: patch to allow ifconfig clear interface stats
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2003 at 04:39:56PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > 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.
I think you mean you'd like to see the following option added to netstat
(just as it exists in some of the other *stat programs):
Repeat the display count times. The first display is for the
time since a reboot and each subsequent report is for the time
period since the last display. If no wait interval is specified,
the default is 1 second.
> 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).
Meanwhile you _can_ interrupt the output any time you're ready.... :-)
Greg A. Woods
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