Re: Cache traffic - odd?

From: Bill Wichers <>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 1997 15:31:50 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 8 Sep 1997, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

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

Thanks much!

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

I used to have more info, but occasionally people develop memory leaks too

> 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".

Hmm. Wouldn't you know it -- I run CMU snmpd! Looks like I need to dig up
a different daemon. Perhaps it's not the Ethernet interface at all
(personally I don't know why MAC-layer packet handling would affect IP
traffic numbers either, since I doubt packet fragmentation would amount to

Received on Mon Sep 08 1997 - 12:34:46 MDT

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