In my embedded Linux device I want to find the source of Ethernet broadcast storm and flash the led once I detected the ethernet broadcast storm.

Does Linux kernel handle broadcast storms?

Is there any kernel device driver API's that I can use to detect the broadcast storm?

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    Pretty much doubt it. In my previous job, I used to detect those monitoring huge volume of ARPs and storing in a DB error statistics of all the switch ports of our organization. – Rui F Ribeiro Oct 25 '18 at 12:55
  • @RuiFRibeiro, If not then I need to write such functionality so that I can identify broadcast storm, hope it's not complex to do that using Linux device driver. – danglingpointer Oct 25 '18 at 12:58
  • I doubt you do such detection at the device driver level. I did not. – Rui F Ribeiro Oct 25 '18 at 12:59

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