[dpdk-users] Packet Generator

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Thu Dec 15 15:47:40 CET 2016

> On Dec 15, 2016, at 7:21 AM, Kumaraparameshwaran Rathnavel <krath at cloudsimple.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Can you help me in finding how the packet in generated in l2 forwarding functions. I am not able to frame the packet. In L2 packet is Ethernet Header alone  sufficient for communication?

The l2fwd example does not generate packets they are received using the rte_eth_rx_burst() routine and then forwarded to the output port. Just having L2 packet header in a frame should be enough for the l2fwd example.

> Thanking You,
> Param


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