Re: [patch 2.6.13 0/5] normalize calculations of rx_dropped
From: Ingo Oeser
Date: Tue Oct 25 2005 - 14:50:27 EST
On Tuesday 25 October 2005 03:15, Ben Greear wrote:
> rx_errors: Total of all rx errors
If it is a total, then we don't need to store it, since we can calculate
that explicity on request, no?
> rx_dropped: Dropped on receive, usually due to kernel being over-worked.
> rx_length: Dropped because pkt-length was invalid.
> rx_over: Dropped because we over-ran the NIC's rx buffers.
> rx_crc: Packets received with bad CRC errors.
> rx_frame: Framing errors (errors at the physical layer), usually cable or hardware error.
> rx_fifo: Dropped due to Kernel buffers being full (I guess rx-over could be NIC only, rx-fifo be kernel/driver only.)
> rx_missed: Dropped due to not handling IRQ in time.
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