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Re: routable interfaces

To: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: routable interfaces
From: Gleb Natapov <gleb@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 11:01:43 +0200
Cc: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:23:40PM +0300
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On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:23:40PM +0300, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hello!
> > an issue. secondary addresses for example do not have counters. You have a
> > counters per ifindex only.
> Statistics has a sense only per link.
In case of error counters yes, but it make sense to me to have separate 
counters for rx\tx bytes
per IP address. After all I want to know how much traffic we routed from one 
subnet to another.

> Aliases (even not saying about "addresses") do not receive and do not send
> anything, sorry.
> > useful. It's sort of tricky if you want to generalize for all sorts if
> > tunnels etc;
> When you have set of hundred of tunnels, any trick allowing
> to put an order there loses name "trick" and acquires name
> "interface". 8)8)
> Alexey

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