Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] ring buffer
From: "Gianluca Varenni" <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 09:16:48 -0700
What do you mean by "quite unreadable"?

savedump creates a pcap-compatible file that can be opened with wireshark (it's not a text file, it's pcap file i.e. binary).
Have a nice day
GV

----- Original Message ----- From: "Maria de Fatima Requena" <[email protected]>
To: "Developer support list for Wireshark" <[email protected]>
Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2008 11:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Wireshark-dev] ring buffer


I have tried it and the content of the capture file (which I have given the name of 'dump.txt') is quite unreadable.

María de Fátima Requena Cabot (2488)
+34 91 787 23 00 alhambra-eidos.es


-----Mensaje original-----
De: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] En nombre de Gianluca Varenni
Enviado el: viernes, 02 de mayo de 2008 22:33
Para: Developer support list for Wireshark
Asunto: Re: [Wireshark-dev] ring buffer

Out of curiosity, does the sample in the WinPcap developer's pack named
wpdpack\Examples-pcap\savedump lose packets as well?

Have a nice day
GV


----- Original Message ----- From: "Maria de Fatima Requena" <[email protected]>
To: "Developer support list for Wireshark" <[email protected]>
Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 4:39 AM
Subject: [Wireshark-dev] ring buffer


Hi

I am implementing a packet sniffer with VS. I posted some time ago problems
with losing packets, and someone here suggested me that it could be a
problem between disk access and NIC speed.

I have done some research, and it seems this doesn't happen to Wireshark
because of the use of a ring buffer. Can someone tell me which files (apart
from ringbuffer.c) are involved in Wireshark avoiding packet loss? Can I use
any configuration of Winpcap function parameters for losing less packets?

Thanks in advance


María de Fátima Requena Cabot (2488)
+34 91 787 23 00 alhambra-eidos.es


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