Subject: Re: if_iqdrops deprecated?
To: Castor Fu <>
From: Kevin Lahey <>
List: tech-net
Date: 05/17/2000 14:50:24
In message <>,
"Castor Fu" writes:
>Is the use of if_iqdrops to keep track of dropped input packets
>I can't find anything which actually reports this back
>to the user.  It seems like it could be useful to know when
>trying to debug stuff, though other errors are likely to
>also be incremented.

Doesn't "netstat -q" report that?

>Most netbsd drivers seem not to use it.

It looks like this is taken care of in the IF_DROP macro,
isn't it?  It looks like the link-layer handling stuff
in /sys/net/if_{ppp,ether,hippi,whatever}.c takes care of
most of this...