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nbd_stats_chunks_received - Man Page

statistics of chunks received over connection so far


 #include <libnbd.h>

 uint64_t nbd_stats_chunks_received (
            struct nbd_handle *h


Return the number of chunks that the client has received from the server, where a chunk is a group of bytes delineated by a magic number that cannot be further subdivided without breaking the protocol.

This number does not necessarily relate to the number of API calls made, nor to the number of TCP packets received over the connection.

Return Value

This call returns a counter.


This function does not fail.

The following parameters must not be NULL: h. For more information see "Non-NULL parameters" in libnbd(3).


This function first appeared in libnbd 1.16.

If you need to test if this function is available at compile time check if the following macro is defined:


See Also

nbd_create(3), nbd_get_structured_replies_negotiated(3), nbd_stats_bytes_received(3), nbd_stats_bytes_sent(3), nbd_stats_chunks_sent(3), libnbd(3).


Eric Blake

Richard W.M. Jones


This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA

Referenced By

libnbd(3), libnbd-release-notes-1.16(1), nbd_stats_bytes_received(3), nbd_stats_bytes_sent(3), nbd_stats_chunks_sent(3).

2024-06-25 libnbd-1.21.1