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Date:      Thu, 17 May 2007 11:57:29 -0700
From:      "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm@toybox.placo.com>
To:        "Michael P. Soulier" <msoulier@digitaltorque.ca>, <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   RE: looking for ethernet errors, collisions
Message-ID:  <BMEDLGAENEKCJFGODFOCMEBCCAAA.tedm@toybox.placo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070517152529.GA15636@tigger.digitaltorque.ca>

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Note that error counters are often bogus because so
many cards today filter errors out in hardware, long before
the OS driver gets them.

Ted

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Michael P.
> Soulier
> Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2007 8:26 AM
> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: looking for ethernet errors, collisions
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I'm used to this showing on the interface in the ifconfig output 
> on Linux, but
> on FreeBSD it doesn't seem to show errors, collisions, etc. What's the
> standard way to show that on FreeBSD?
> 
> I'm finding my network connection very bursty of late, sudden lags for no
> apparent reason, etc. 
> 
> Mike
> -- 
> Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@digitaltorque.ca>
> "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
> takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
> direction." --Albert Einstein
> 



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