Subject: Re: interface traffic count behavior
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-net
Date: 03/05/2007 16:30:35
On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 01:02:38PM +0100, wrote:
> hello,
> I am using mrtg to generate traffic-stats for my network interfaces. In my 
> configuration I use tagged vlan interfaces. It seams that the physical 
> interface counts the complete input (sum of all incoming pakets including 
> the tagged vlan traffic), but the physical interface does not count the 
> complete outgoing trafic.
> Ist that the wanted behavior (if yes why) or is it a bug?

It's known behavior. Still I'd call it a bug that input and output
are inconsistents. It has not annoyed me enough to look at fixing it yet,

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference