[Snort-devel] Problems building snort 1.7 on OpenBSD

Keith McDuffee keithm at ...211...
Wed Jan 17 17:06:54 EST 2001


Thanks.  That does the trick.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Roesch" <roesch at ...48...>
To: "Keith McDuffee" <keith.mcduffee at ...209...>
Cc: <snort-devel at lists.sourceforge.net>
Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2001 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Snort-devel] Problems building snort 1.7 on OpenBSD


> This is a known issue, we're working on a fix.  A quick fix just to get
> running would be to make a change to the GetIfrMTU() function in snort.c
> and make sure it always returns 1500.  An easy way to do this would be
> to make the first line in the function below the variable declarations
> read "return 1500;".
>
>     -Marty
>
> Keith McDuffee wrote:
> >
> > I thought I had this fixed, but apparently not.
> >
> > The last release before 1.7 worked fine. Now when I start snort I get
the
> > following error:
> >
> > snort -i fxp0 -d -h 192.168.1.0/24 -s -l /var/logs/snort-c
/etc/snort.rules
> >
> > --== Initializing Snort ==--
> > Initializing Network Interface fxp0
> > ioctl(SIOCGIFMTU): Invalid argument
> > ERROR: Can not get MTU of an interface fxp0!
> > ----
> >
> > fxp0 is the main interface name and is what I've used in the past. Any
idea
> > what's changed?
> >
> > System Architecture: i386 PC
> > OS: OpenBSD 2.6
> > Rules: Latest file dated 1/8/2001 on snort.org
> > Command line switches: (See above)  Also tried without the -i option
> > Error messages: (See above)
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Keith
> >
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>
> --
> Martin Roesch
> roesch at ...48...
> http://www.snort.org
>
>





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