[Snort-users] Re: Problem running snort
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Thu Aug 17 05:34:11 EDT 2000
On Wed, 16 Aug 2000 out of nowhere Klaus Krtschil spoke:
~ :I have a problem when running snort (v1.6.3). The call is
~ : snort -c snort.rule -l some_directory
~ :I create the rules with the help of your webpage. It gives me an error
~ :Initializing Network Interface...
~ :ERROR: OpenPcap() device ppp0 open:
~ : socket: Socket type not supported
~ :I use a dial up connection (modem, 56K). Linux 2.2.14, no firewall.
~ :Can you give me a hint what is wrong/not installed/whatever ?
You will need to enable SOCK_PACKET socket type in your kernel. If I am
not mistaking it is `Packet Socket' option in network options of your
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