[SATLUG] Time Warner Update Yesterday.
satlug at net153.net
Sun Apr 12 17:10:03 CDT 2009
Borries Demeler wrote:
>>> I remember reading about this a while ago, and I started up vnstat on
>>> my router.
>>> Thar be my cumulative bandwidth usage for about a year, month by month.
>> Hey David can you tell me how to do that to see what I use on my DSL? I
>> can run the CLI but only with someone supplying the code I still have
>> that stuff to learn in the 80 to 100yr period of this trip. I would
>> appreciate it.
> I have an older linksys that I flashed with a third-party Linux distro,
> I wonder if this distro can be tweaked to do the vnstat accounting and reporting.
> I'm using Hyperwrt 2.1b1 + Thibor15c. Does anyone have some experience with this?
> Right now it has the ability to run sshd and I can log into it from my private site
> to get some sort of shell interface:
> BusyBox v1.1.2 (2006.04.29-14:07+0000) Built-in shell (ash)
> Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
> # help
> Built-in commands:
> . : alias bg break cd chdir continue eval exec exit export false
> fg hash help jobs kill let local pwd read readonly return set
> shift times trap true type ulimit umask unalias unset wait
> But I think this would need some serious kernel surgery to provide vnstat service.
> I wonder if it is possible, though. Any router hackers out there? Maybe someone
> already made a distro that can do this on my router.
The tomato firmware has some already included. Alittle bit different
than vnstat though. http://www.polarcloud.com/tomato
Or if one has an old computer laying around they could install one of
the many firewall distros. I think almost all of them come with traffic
accounting programs. I know Smoothwall does:
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