Introducing the 10 Gbit PF_RING DNA Driver

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Today we released PF_RING 4.7.0. It includes 10 Gbit DNA support (RX/TX) for Intel-based 82598/99 ethernet adapters thus you can finally manipulate packets at wire-rate using commodity adapters. With a low-end Core2Duo you can handle more than 11 Mpps per queue, with a Xeon you can have wire rate at any packet size and using limited CPU cycles.

We are very grateful to Silicom who has sponsored this developmment work. The source code of the driver is part of PF_RING and it has been placed in the PF_RING SVN. In case you want to try this new DNA driver, you can contact Silicom for getting an evaluation card at no charge.