Re: Cache traffic - odd?

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 97 13:08:02 +0200

On Friday 5 September 97, at 14 h 50, the keyboard of Bill Wichers
<> wrote:

> What did you do to allow you to graph "Response time"? This is something
> that could be very useful and I never thought to try to get MRTG to graph

This is documented on the Web page <>
itself and on <>.

> on all of the routers, it isn't right. I trust the graphs for the router's
> WAN interfaces. I also see the in and out being almost identical for the
> Ethernet interfaces even though according to ifconfig it shouldn't be.
> Someone else told me that it has to do with how Ethernet handles packets
> on the MAC layer. If anyone has suggestions I would love to hear them. I

Well, "someone" doesn't seem to be very fluent at explaining things :-)

It can be many things, including a bug in the SNMP daemon (there is one
such bug in CMU-snmpd for Linux). But I still do not see how it could be
connected with "how Ethernet handles packets on the MAC layer".
Received on Mon Sep 08 1997 - 04:14:27 MDT

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