Re: [PATCH updated] net: add ability to clear per-interface networkstatistics via procfs

From: Patrick McHardy
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 21:44:44 EST

Ben Hutchings wrote:
+ dev = dev_get_by_name(net,devname);
+ if (dev) {
+ if (dev->get_stats) {
+ struct net_device_stats *stats =
+ dev->get_stats(dev);
+ memset(stats,0,
+ sizeof(struct net_device_stats));

This doesn't work for devices that generate the stats (for
example by reading them from the hardware) in ->get_stats().

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