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SubjectRe: Suggestion for /proc/net/dev: Additional field "Bandwidth"
> This is my suggestion: add a field Bandwidth (max bytes/sec) to
> /proc/net/dev. It shouldn't be too hard (I guess), and it's a very
> relevant attribute of an interface, especially when interfaces can
> operate in both 100Mbit and 10Mbit.

Why does the kernel need to care. Surely bandwidth is something the user
side should configure - in fact only user space (chat in paticular) knows
the negotiated modem speed

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