[dts] [PATCH] tests mac_filter: use scapy to send packets

Liu, Yong yong.liu at intel.com
Fri Dec 2 06:44:37 CET 2016

Jianbo, could you explain your usage model? We are now running DTS on tester machine. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jianbo Liu [mailto:jianbo.liu at linaro.org]
> Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 11:45 AM
> To: Liu, Yong
> Cc: dts at dpdk.org
> Subject: Re: [dts] [PATCH] tests mac_filter: use scapy to send packets
> Hi Marvin,
> On 2 December 2016 at 11:27, Liu, Yong <yong.liu at intel.com> wrote:
> > Hi Jianbo,
> > Packet module is one abstract layer based on scapy. We abstracted this
> layer for monitoring scapy process and integrating sniff/configuration	
> function.
> > It should work the same as scapy command. I'm interesting in why your
> intended to use scapy replace of Packet module.
> >
> I assume dts can be run on a different machine from tester. Am I right?
> But I got the following error, as the module sends packets through its
> local port, not the tester's port, but they are different if dts is
> not run on tester machine.

Yes, that's our original plan. But based on time efficiency and real usage model, we assume
Tester and DTS will use same machine. 

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