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Re: Seeking opinion on where networking-related user space code should go

On Apr 16, 2013, at 7:28 PM, Matt Thomas <> 

> On Apr 16, 2013, at 3:55 PM, Beverly Schwartz <> 
> wrote:
>> Keep in mind, there can be up to 8192 clusters, so there is potentially a 
>> *lot* of data.  Using kvm, we can also follow pointers in the data to 
>> inspect the contents of mbuf's and mbuf clusters.  I expect that this, too, 
>> could be quite useful.
> sysctl kern.mbuf….
> seems like netstat -m should display it if available.
> maybe -m -v

sysctl isn't designed to dump huge amounts of data.  I can imagine it would be 
very annoying if when doing sysctl kern.mbuf, a deluge of data comes along.  I 
would be producing more data than what sysctl -a produces several times over.

netstat -m -v
sounds like a good option.


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