[Snort-devel] snort

Chris Green cmg at ...402...
Sun Aug 25 18:23:02 EDT 2002


OutBack Dingo <dingo at ...1549...> writes:

> Cut from "top" on a FreeBSD 4.6.2 Box after building 
> -*> Snort! <*-
> Version 1.9.0beta6 (Build 201)
> By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...402..., www.snort.org)
>
> notice the 386M memory consumption, 
>
> top output
> __________SNIP________________
>
> 48156 root      35   0   391M   386M RUN      0:02 12.66%  6.05% snort
>
>
> this is what it ends with!
>
> ERROR: Can't initialize mempool for Targets
> Fatal Error, Quitting..

Do me another facvor and try setting

preprocessor portscan2: targets_max 100 scanners_max 100

and see what your memory output is.

I looked over everything and there's nothing that does dynamic
allocation ( and I actually changed it to NOT do dynamic allocation )

Thanks.
Chris
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