[dpdk-users] Pktgen question: range of source IP addresses

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Wed Apr 20 06:42:38 CEST 2016

>I'm using pktgen to create DNS query packets for internal testing (I
>tweaked the source code a bit). It's certainly fast enough, but I'd need
>some more functionality to build a more comprehensible DNS testing suite.
>First I'd need a range of IP addresses, for instance the first DNS query
>would come from, the next from etc. As far as I know, port
>X's IP is assigned only once (for instance set ip src 0 Is
>there a clever way to change this? If you consider this a useful feature,
>I'll submit the code of course.

Pktgen does have the range command ‘page range’ which allows setting up the addresses to be changed on the fly have you looked at that option?

I accept just about any improvement to Pktgen, just send a patch :-)

>Best regards,


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