how to know how much data i have used since system booted
you can check under luci / network / interfaces, or use cli tool like
ethtool -S for example.
...or a bit fancier (luci-app-)nlbwmon.
Look under system-software
ifconfig from cli
vnstat package. It tracks this and will give you pretty graphs in Luci on the Status menu
can you show how it looks...??
this is how i see
here is output from luci vmstat2 .
One thing is missing thou . There is no automatic backup (save to flash) but can be arranged
Anyone know the differences between
vnstat2 is the package included in OpenWRT. I was referring to vnstat2, just dropped the 2
They're both included.
vnstat has a doc page in the wiki, but
vnstat2 does not. I'm wondering why there are two of them and what the differences are.
$ opkg list | grep app-vnstat luci-app-vnstat - git-20.108.38431-8f34e10 - LuCI Support for VnStat luci-app-vnstat2 - git-21.223.26753-57f325a - LuCI Support for vnStat 2
luci-app-nlbwmon what about this one ?
Tracks traffic over time - typically your ISP billing period. Has a runtime cli interface to pull stats from current and past stats (if enabled). See: https://github.com/jow-/nlbwmon
Isp billing is not important as i have unlimited brandwidth
You asked the question.
If all you want to know is total traffic from boot time, just:
There’s your answer.
this is IP connection tracking counter . Good on router or with real IP interface . Won't work for DSL modem interface like I have . Also possibly will have similar issue with hardware accelerated routes