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Old 08-06-2010, 07:21 PM   #1
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what is the error count meaning in ifconfig


what this error count indicates?

# ifconfig eth1
eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:11:22:33:44:55
inet addr:10.22.33.11 Bcast:10.22.147.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:626964 errors:27 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:559209 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:503526155 (480.1 MiB) TX bytes:456986036 (435.8 MiB)
Base address:0xa000
 
Old 08-06-2010, 10:58 PM   #2
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It doesn't mean much, especially out of nearly three quarters of a million packets.

TCP expects occasional errors and collisions and corrects for them.
 
  


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