Re: Interface usage count

Alan Cox (
Tue, 17 Oct 1995 10:10:12 +0100 (BST)

> the interfaces has changed. Firstly there is no header line (which
> is a shame because it enables identification of the columns).
> Secondly, and more seriously, it seems no longer to be quite
> correct. The usage count USED to increase by one for each ping,
> for example. Made sense. Now, using interface sl0, I notice that
> it doesn't work like that any more! I don't like the new behaviour
> and it will break some code.
> Can anyone comment on this new behaviour? Alternatively (I mean,

I optimised the /proc/net/route abit and broke it. Its on the further
optimise and mend list (basically for BGP4 etc I need to be able to pull
7Mb of data through /proc at realistic speed)