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Hi All, I need to get network interface statistics like RX packets:74683563 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:84739585 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 by C programing in Linux. Is ...
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    ifconfig statistics by C programing


    Hi All,
    I need to get network interface statistics like
    RX packets:74683563 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:84739585 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    by C programing in Linux. Is it possible to get these by socket interface using ioctl call?
    Thanks in advance
    Jayakar

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    you should be able to use the exec system call and run the ifconfig command, but its been a while since i've done any C/OS programming

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