Re: SNMPD - MRTG- PPP stats iregularity
On Fri, 23 Oct 1998, Steve Lamb wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Oct 1998 19:48:19 -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> >Linux doesn't ordinarily have any facility for saying _how much_ data
> >goes through an if. The snmpd's base their throughput figures on
> >_number of packets_, which isn't exactly the same thing. IIRC, you can
> >run ip accounting and hack the snmpd's to get their numbers via that
> Well, that blows. Packets don't mean diddly compared to bytes when it
> comes to bandwidth utilization. Do you know if that will be fixed any time
> soon? 2.1.* maybe?
I use the IP accounting rules in the 2.0.x kernels, works very well with
MRTG for real bandwidth stats.