[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v4] net/tap: add remote netdevice traffic capture
keith.wiles at intel.com
Tue Mar 14 15:00:54 CET 2017
> On Mar 14, 2017, at 4:34 PM, Pascal Mazon <pascal.mazon at 6wind.com> wrote:
> By default, a tap netdevice is of no use when not fed by a separate
> process. The ability to automatically feed it from another netdevice
> allows applications to capture any kind of traffic normally destined to
> the kernel stack.
> This patch implements this ability through a new optional "remote"
> Packets matching filtering rules created with the flow API are matched
> on the remote device and redirected to the tap PMD, where the relevant
> action will be performed.
> Signed-off-by: Pascal Mazon <pascal.mazon at 6wind.com>
> Acked-by: Olga Shern <olgas at mellanox.com>
Acked-by: Keith Wiles <keith.wiles at intel.com>
> doc/guides/nics/tap.rst | 17 ++
> drivers/net/tap/rte_eth_tap.c | 101 +++++++++-
> drivers/net/tap/rte_eth_tap.h | 4 +
> drivers/net/tap/tap_flow.c | 451 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> drivers/net/tap/tap_flow.h | 24 +++
> 5 files changed, 575 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)
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