[dpdk-users] memory tracker in PMD level

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Tue May 31 17:05:27 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?

I sent this information offline, but sending here for others:

Please have a look at the Docs in the area of rte_eth_stats_get() https://readthedocs.org/projects/dpdk/

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

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