[dpdk-users] Link status?

Gadre Nayan gadrenayan at gmail.com
Wed May 25 18:29:11 CEST 2016

There is a patch available for link status change on a kni interface. It
will send netlink message from the kni driver.
On 25 May 2016 9:45 p.m., "Jason Lixfeld" <jason-dpdk at lixfeld.ca> wrote:

> Hi,
> I’m messing around with MoonGen and trying to simplify some basic
> diagnostics before calling whatever MoonGen script I wanted to call.  Right
> now, I’m trying to find a way to report back the status of a link to see if
> it’s up so that I know whether or not it can be used as a tx or rx
> interface for whatever MoonGen script I want to run.
> Is there an easy way to do that with an existing dpdk application, or does
> one need to be an super uber programmer type (which I am not anywhere close
> to being :)) and write some application to be able to do that?
> Not sure if it matters, but I’m using an Intel 82599 6 port SFP+. I’m
> using v2.2.0 (I think?  Whatever the version is that is retrieved from git
> when I build MoonGen), Debian 8.4.
> Sorry for sounding dumb.  I’m not a programmer in the least :(
> Thanks in advance!

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