[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v6 1/1] net/tap: add remote netdevice traffic capture

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Fri Mar 24 16:48:13 CET 2017

On 3/23/2017 8:42 AM, Pascal Mazon 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"
> parameter.
> 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>

Applied to dpdk-next-net/master, thanks.

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