[Winpcap-users] packet loss
Maria de Fatima Requena
MariaF.Requena at a-e.es
Thu Apr 3 14:35:24 GMT 2008
How could I buffer the data? I don’t know how to catch packets. I just use winpcap functions, and googling I just find solutions in Unix
María de Fátima Requena Cabot (2488)
+34 91 787 23 00 alhambra-eidos.es
De: winpcap-users-bounces at winpcap.org [mailto:winpcap-users-bounces at winpcap.org] En nombre de Ioan Popescu
Enviado el: jueves, 03 de abril de 2008 13:55
Para: winpcap-users at winpcap.org
Asunto: Re: [Winpcap-users] packet loss
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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