[dpdk-users] difference between rte_eth_tx_buffer and rte_eth_tx_burst

Wiles, Keith keith.wiles at intel.com
Sun Mar 5 16:22:20 CET 2017

> On Mar 4, 2017, at 7:46 PM, Yuliang Li <yuliang.li at yale.edu> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am new to DPDK. I found 2 functions that can send packets:
> rte_eth_tx_buffer and rte_eth_tx_burst. I am confused about why we need
> these two different functions. To me, I can use only rte_eth_tx_burst, and
> rte_eth_tx_buffer does add more functional capability. Are there any other
> concerns like performance or others that we need these two functions?

The best place to find out this type of information is to read the emails around the rte_eth_tx_buffer APIs in the archives. You may want to refine the search.


> Thanks,
> -- 
> Yuliang Li
> PhD student
> Department of Computer Science
> Yale University


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