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when i run

nload -m

, i find there is more than 60Gb incoming traffics on my eth0 , but no outgoing.

i want to know is it a bug of nload or other possible reason ? thanks!

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You've made this question incredibly easy to answer by giving us lots of detailed information about your system and what it's doing </sarcasm> –  sam Dec 5 '11 at 10:41
    
Take a look at nethogs. –  quanta Dec 5 '11 at 10:41

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use tcpdump -n -i eth0 to see what's coming in. if it is a long running host on a busy ethernet segment, just broadcasts could accumulate up to such size ...

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