On Sun, Apr 09, 2000 at 04:05:37PM -0700, Web Master wrote:
> Simple question!, can the kernel report virtual interface traffic in
No. You need to define ipchains rules for that.
> of course, basics are covered, ifconfig reports correctly the virtual
> devices, but only the base device (ie eth0) is reported in /proc/net/dev
> and not the others (ie eth0:0, eth0:1...)
In kernel space only eth0 exists as device, eth0:1 etc. are really named
IP addresses assigned to the same interface. ifconfig tries to give
you the illusion of virtual devices for 2.0 compatibility, but it is
a emulation and sometimes does not work out.
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