Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 10064] dumpcap regression: 1.10.6 says Capturing on 'Loopb
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:32:09 +0000

Comment # 6 on bug 10064 from
(In reply to comment #5)
> > I would guess that "with libpcap version 1.5.3" using TPACKET_V3 is the difference.
> Thanks.
> Hmmm. Putting "TPACKET_V3" into Google reveals hits about "high speed packet
> captures". But that's not much use if it's not reliable and drops packets.
> So this sounds like an Ubuntu packaging issue -- are there any command line
> switches to revert to non-TPACKET_V3 captures, or do I need to compile from
> source?

I think there have been some patches to libpcap regarding timouts - perhaps
related, or not...


I donät know if those fixes have made it into 1.5.

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