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 From:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 To:  ALFREDO GONZALEZ <got2go at msn dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Status: Inteface question
 Date:  Sat, 30 Oct 2004 16:44:52 -0600

>1- The numbers reset back to zero after 4294967295. it is not a bug, but a limit on the 32bit
counters used. You will find this in pretty much any 
>system that uses 32bit counters.
While true, that's no excuse.  It's not that hard for the system to 
track the number of rollovers, and present the information in a 
<rollovercount>x4GB+<bytecount>B format and let the user do the math if 
they want.

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