## Negative values for peer inodes in ss -x output

Negative values for peer inodes in ss -x output
# 1
04-29-2020
Negative values for peer inodes in ss -x output

Hi all,

Long time no see, love what you've done with the place, been a while and asked this in the wrong forum initially...

I'm wondering how to interpret negative values for local and peer inode values for Unix sockets?

I can trace the local/peer relationship in the ss -xpan output for example...
grepping out known a negative inode id I get
Then looking at the proc entry for the metricbeat process I get a non-negative inode for fd 94.
I'm curious as to the relationship (if any) between the "real" inode value and the negative value used for the inode in the ss output , what circumstances this value is used in (despite there being an inode for the symlink in /proc ) and general wisdom on the subject.

Thanks, Skrynesaver
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# 2
04-29-2020
32 bit overflow? Calculate

2^32 - 1841560902 = 2453406394

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