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Re: [PATCH 2.6] watch64: generic variable monitoring system

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Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6] watch64: generic variable monitoring system
From: Jeff Sipek <jeffpc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2004 11:53:44 -0400
Cc: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Sorry, I missed your email.

On Tuesday 07 September 2004 06:18, jamal wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-09-05 at 12:19, Jeff Sipek wrote:
> > There was a discussion about 64-bit network statistics about a year ago
> > on lkml.
>
> Sorry unsubscribed from lkml since summer of '94. [net related
> discussions should really happen on netdev].

netdev was CC'd during this whole discussion.

> > watch64 is a generic so that anyone in the kernel can use it.
>
> Ok - so why does this have to be in the kernel?

I think it is convenient to have the 64 bit net stats reported by the kernel.

Jeff.

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