I am writing a program that collects and displays network interface metrics located in the
When I was reading about the meaning of
rx_dropped value, I came to the conclusion that this value as many possible causes, such as the ones specified in the first answer of this post:
However, I cannot find any information on the
tx_dropped value. I first though it would be related to TCP segments sent that did not get an Aknowledge and would therefore be dropped from the queue.
However, I was running
curl 22.214.171.124, which would obviously result in retransmissions that I could watch in Wireshark, but the tx_dropped value remained 0.
Actually, in all the times I've run my program, I've never seen
tx_dropped with a value other than
What situation would make