Capture packets at 10g interface

Corey Sheldon sheldon.corey at
Fri Jan 29 09:14:11 EST 2016

@OP, Seems a bit  overkill but  due to a similar project please keep me
updated please

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On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 9:07 AM, Tarun Batra <tbatra18 at> wrote:

> We are trying to build product and as per decisions of senior we need to
> capture packets in kernel
> On Jan 29, 2016 1:01 AM, "Greg KH" <greg at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 12:14:20AM +0530, Tarun Batra wrote:
>> > I want to do that because I have to write a packet inspection module
>> sort of
>> > idps solution.
>> What is forcing you to do such a thing?  Is this for a homework
>> assignment, or are you trying to create a product?
>> > We are targeting kernel space because of performance.
>> How do you know that putting this in the kernel will be faster?  Do you
>> have measurements that show this?  Is doing this today somehow too slow
>> using the existing interfaces that allow you to do this?
>> thanks,
>> greg k-h
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