Rbytes64 and obytes64 kstat counters may be incorrect for certain types of ixgbe cards.
Last updated on JULY 11, 2017
Applies to:Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 9/10 U9 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When high volumes of traffic are passing through the ixgbe interface, kstat rbytes64 and obytes64 may report values much lower then real amount of network traffic if they're being read infrequently.
The mentioned kstat counters can be retrieved with the following commands:
# kstat -p ixgbe:0:mac:rbytes64
# kstat -p ixgbe:0:mac:obytes64
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