Re: Having Problems with 1.2 Beta 15

From: Dancer <>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1998 10:22:16 +1000

Bill Wichers wrote:
> Thanks much. I was thinking for a bit that the kernel crew maybe changed
> something at that it was a "bug by design" type of thing. I'm glad to hear
> that the bugs you speak of true bugs in need of fixing.

Definitely bugs.

> I'll probably hold off on the 2.1.xx kernels until the 2.2.x is available.

You are indeed a wise man, who obviously does not seriously need the
multiprocessor support :/
If not for that, I wouldn't be running the beta-kernels, either.

> The only thing I'm really interested in is the ability of the 2.1.xx
> kernels to report the correct number of sent/recieved bytes so that SNMP
> (and thus MRTG :-) can see the true traffic travelling through a given
> port. You wouldn't happen to know of a patch for the 2.0.xx kernels to do
> this would you?

I fear not. But there are lots of things that I'm not aware of. Myself,
at least half the time, I'm sure.

Received on Thu Mar 12 1998 - 16:33:57 MST

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