[Winpcap-users] packet loss
ipopescu at dataq.com
Thu Apr 3 11:55:12 GMT 2008
Maria de Fatima Requena wrote:
> I am implementing a skinny sniffer, and while debugging, some packets are jumped.
> It seems that the problem is in the fast the network is. I mean, I can't read packets as soon as they arrive. Anyway, wireshark does. How could I possibly manage to read those quick packets?
The problem might have to do with debugging. Running a program in a debugger
slows it down considerably. Depending on the network traffic, this might be
The other possibility is slow disk writing. Try buffering the data into
bigger "blocks" before writing to disk.
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