Subject: Re: Resetting ip, icmp etc statistics
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Liam J. Foy <>
List: tech-net
Date: 04/01/2006 11:18:30
On 23:24, Fri 31 Mar 06, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 10:54:34PM +0200, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> My concern with "checkpointing", as it's described so far, is that it
> really only permits you one level of checkpointing, for a lot of work.  
> We: 1) double the number of counters, 2) incriment these extra counters
> (ok, this isn't so bad, and could be adjusted with some implementation
> magic so that you only incriment one counter), 3) teach almost all
> counter-using programs about these new counters, and 4) teach
> administrators about all these new counters. And we only get one
> checkpoint.

Well, you wouldn't really be incrementing these other counters at all,
merely copying them so no magic implementation would really be needed
from how I see it.

		Liam J. Foy