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Re: ppp connection speed



On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 01:55:51PM +0200, Philippe MICHEL wrote:
> 
> 
> kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, Aug 03, 2000 at 10:48:32AM +0200, Philippe MICHEL wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I am using Debian slink, and a standard modem/pppd connection to my
> > > provider.
> > >
> > > Everything works well since years (I used the same config with Slakware)
> > >
> > > But how/where can I see with which speed the modem has been connected ??
> > 
> > Several graphical ppp monitors have speed indicators.  wmppp is one
> > such.  Not sure of the KDE or Gnome desktops.
> 
> Yes but is there no log file to register this ? Independantly from X ?
> ppp.log register the ip number got dynamicaly, but nothing about the
> baudrate... Another idee ?

The raw information is available under /proc/net, and possibly
elsewhere.  You might be able to pull something together from that.  You
could also check sites such as Freshmeat for a tool that logs ppp0 buad
rates or transfer speed.  I'm not aware of one, this doesn't mean it
doesn't exist.

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