netload plugin broken

edscott wilson garcia edscott at imp.mx
Fri Aug 29 04:09:43 CEST 2003

On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 14:48, Bernhard Walle wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 at 17:15 (-0500), edscott wilson garcia wrote:
> >
> > I just updated from CVS the netload plugin, recompiled and installed. It
> > is now *broken* for FreeBSD-5.1. Traffic is not detected correctly. If I
> > use 0.10 ms for refresh, traffic reported in popup is around 1,000,000
> > kBytes/seg (absurd). Moving the refresh rate to something like 5 ms,
> > results are equally absurd but they just don't change that often.
>
> I'll summarize: the update function works but the value is not correct.
> The one has nothing to do with the other since GUI code is independent
> of net code.
>
> Since it works perfect here on Linux it must be in wormulon/freebsd.c (I
> think). Try to comment out line 14 (data->watchif = -1). If that does
> not work: Can you try out all old versions (by released files or by CVS;
> I set tags to version_0_20preX where X \in { 1, 2, 3, 4 } ).

After commenting out "data->watchif = -1" it returned to normal and
seems to work ok.

regards,

Edscott

>
> Regards,
> Bernhard



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