[Snort-devel] v2 mem usage chages?
radamson at ...442...
Tue Mar 18 08:21:13 EST 2003
> > Has there been any changes in snort v2 that would dramatically
> > increase memory requirements?
> > I'm working with the Win32 port (with Chris) and see:
> > v1.9.1 consumes 12 meg RAM (per Task Manager)
> > v2 consumes 61 meg RAM
> Yep. That's normal.
> Sounds like you have spp_conversation, spp_portscan, stream4 and frag2
> running. Remove those and you'll be down to the 1.9.1 amounts of usage.
> For almost all of those, there are memcaps that you can set. Check out
> the info in snort.conf for info on how to set that.
Interesting... I turned those options off; now it consumes 65 meg
after a restart! Seems rather odd.
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