[dpdk-users] memory tracker in PMD level

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Tue May 31 16:42:02 CEST 2016

>How can we track the packet drops in the PMD level, when receiving rings is
>full or by some other means.
>Lets assume my processing speed is less than receiving line rate so PMD
>rings are over run and incoming packets are getting dropped. how should i
>track this issue(status of mbufs and dropping packets counts in PMD). Is
>there any APIs or any tool available? is libtrace will help here?

In most/all of the PMD drivers the stats will give you dropped packets at the wire.

>any help would be much appreciated.
>Sakthivel S OM

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