[Bro-Dev] snaplen and drops

Seth Hall seth at icir.org
Thu Nov 3 06:42:10 PDT 2011

On Nov 3, 2011, at 8:58 AM, Lothar Braun wrote:

> I had a quick look at the libpcap (1.2.0) and the libdaq (0.6.2) code. It seems to me that both of them perform basically the same steps for packet acquisition.
> Both create a socket PF_PACKET socket, both request a shared memory area on the capturing rx_ring. And both perform similar operations during packet acquisition:

Did you look int the os-daq-modules/daq_afpacket.c file?  DAQ implements the AF_PACKET support there.


Seth Hall
International Computer Science Institute
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