[Bro-Dev] snaplen and drops

William Jones jones at tacc.utexas.edu
Thu Oct 27 15:21:11 PDT 2011


-----Original Message-----
From: Lothar Braun [mailto:braun at net.in.tum.de] 
Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2011 5:00 PM
To: William Jones
Cc: 'Robin Sommer'; Martin Holste; bro-dev at bro-ids.org
Subject: Re: [Bro-Dev] snaplen and drops


On Oct 27, 2011, at 11:21 PM, William Jones wrote:

> What version of linux are you running.   Redhat 5 doesn't seem to have a lro option just the gro option which does not seem to affect the LRO behavior.

Indeed, gro will only affect the software-based receive offload.

Old ethtool versions do not allow lro manipulations on the command line. We are using ethtool 2.6.34, which offers this option.

Best regards,

Lothar Braun
Chair for Network Architectures and Services (I8)
Department of Informatics
Technische Universität München
Boltzmannstr. 3, 85748 Garching bei München, Germany
Phone:  +49 89 289-18010       Fax: +49 89 289-18033
E-mail: braun at net.in.tum.de 

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