Datagram sockets are the ones that drop data though (tcp will
deal with it via re-transmits).
I have not looked at his patch in detail, but I would welcome anything
that gets us closer to being able to account for every packet that enters
the NIC, or enters the kernel from user-space via send(to), etc...
David S. Miller wrote:
> Your idea is totally useless for non-datagram sockets.
> Only datagram sockets use the interfaces where you bump
> the counters.
> I don't like the patch, nor the idea behind it, at all.
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