[Snort-devel] Old bug - Could not remove pid file

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Thu Apr 29 12:04:28 EDT 2010


Thanks for reporting this.  I've opened a bug.

Russ

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 10:33 AM, <elof at ...969...> wrote:

>
> This old bug from v2.0.x still exists. :-)
>
> If you start snort as root and then change uid and gid, you'll get this
> error when 'snort -D' is shutting down:
>
> "Could not remove pid file /var/run//snort_eth0.pid: Permission denied"
>
>
>
> If you also chroot your environment, the error message read:
>
> "Could not remove pid file /var/run//snort_eth0.pid: No such file"
>
>
> In both cases, the old file(s) remain in the filesystem after the process
> has died.
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