is there a utillity...?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Wed Nov 3 05:55:31 UTC 2010

In the last episode (Nov 02), Gary Kline said:
> On Wed, Nov 03, 2010 at 01:44:37AM +0000, Bruce Cran wrote:
> > On Wednesday 03 November 2010 01:17:00 Gary Kline wrote:
> > > 	The Bps Down is supposed to me 1M.  Up is 864Kbps.  I spent hours
> > > 	googling around and trying things.  So far, not much.  ---It occured
> > > 	that I _might_ be geting the full thru-put; that it is data that is
> > > 	flowing in via the background that stalls things.  (I have just shut
> > > 	off the automated flow.)
> > 
> > You can run "systat -if" to see how much bandwidth is being used by the
> > computer.  At 1M you should see around 120KB/s downlink.
> Yes... outstanding.  Is there any sort of GUI app tat has this in a geaph
> or histogram?

Not a gui app, but I use "netstat -I em0 1" a lot to watch my network
activity.  Replace em0 with your nic device.  Gkrellm is a gui app that
gives you little network histograms for each interface, but they're little :)

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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