[dpdk-users] Length of the Packet

SAKTHIVEL ANAND S anand.sa88 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 14:59:20 CET 2016

DPDK will store jumbo frames into multi mbufs.

Data len = packet_data_size in a single mbuf,
mean while, packet len = datalen1+datalen2+datalen3+...+datalenN

please check DPDK programmer documentation, about the chapter : mbuf library

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 5:05 PM, Kumaraparameshwaran Rathnavel <
krath at cloudsimple.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am sending a packet of length 2048 bytes. At the receiver side I see
> that I get 1928 Bytes of Data Length which is 128 Bytes lesser and 2048 as
> packet length. So i just want to know why is the difference between packet
> length and data length.
> Thanking You,
> Param.

Sakthivel S OM

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