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Re: mirage xen pcap example

On 20 Sep 2012, at 16:54, David Scott <scott.dj@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> I did a bit of refactoring to the pcap stuff. It now consists of the
> following pieces:
> 1. The master branch of mirage-net
> https://github.com/mirage/mirage-net
> has an extended "promiscuous hook"
> 2. The master branch of ocaml-pcap
> https://github.com/mirage/ocaml-pcap
> has a library "pcap.mirage"
> There's an example showing how to turn it on in my branch of mirage-www:
> https://github.com/djs55/mirage-www/tree/pcap
> It will start appending packets to its first disk (disk 0 =/= 51712 =/= 
> 'xvda')
> I added "make run" which invokes "mir-run" and "xl", but it would also
> be easy with xapi -- just make sure there's a disk for it to write to.

This will make debugging those TCP bugs hello easier. Thanks!

To be clear, it will dump the raw pcap to the block device as-is, and not using
the FAT32 library, right?  So it's best to make sure the first disk is a blktap
file, which will make it a valid pcap file to use from dom0... ?




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