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    SubjectRe: Annoying /proc/net/dev rollovers.
    On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 08:46:05PM -0600, Mark J Roberts wrote:

    > When the windows box behind my NAT is using all of my 640kbit/sec
    > downstream to download movies, it takes a little over 14 hours to
    > download four gigabytes and roll over the byte counter.

    Therefore userspace needs to check the counters more often... say ever
    30s or so and detect rollover. Most of this could be simply
    encapsulated in a library and made transparent to the upper layers.


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