Bug 6904 - netstat -ci fails
netstat -ci fails
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: net-tools (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Crutcher Dunnavant
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Reported: 1999-11-10 20:07 EST by jlewis
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-14 13:55:05 EST
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Description jlewis 1999-11-10 20:07:07 EST
In previous releases, netstat -ci would display stats for
network interfaces continuously.  In 6.1, it shows stats
once, then crashes.

[root@squid-1 logs]# netstat -ci
Kernel Interface table
Iface   MTU Met    RX-OK RX-ERR RX-DRP RX-OVR    TX-OK
TX-ERR TX-DRP TX-OVR Flg
eth0   1500   0  1158442      0      0      0  1192714
0      0      0 BRU
lo     3924   0     8856      0      0      0     8856
0      0      0 LRU
Kernel Interface table
Iface   MTU Met    RX-OK RX-ERR RX-DRP RX-OVR    TX-OK
TX-ERR TX-DRP TX-OVR Flg
SIOCGIFCONF: Inappropriate ioctl for device
missing interface information: Inappropriate ioctl for
device
[root@squid-1 logs]#

I've checked this on multiple 6.1, 5.2, 5.2 (with 2.2 kernel
upgrades), and 6.0 systems.  All (and only) the 6.1 systems
exhibit this problem.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-01-14 13:55:59 EST
Fixed in net-tools-1.54-2.

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