[Snort-users] snort 1.8 beta6 build26
Tremaine at ...2255...
Sun Jun 24 00:23:33 EDT 2001
I've installed snort 1.8 beta6 build26 on my Debian/sid kernel 2.4 box...
can't get it to run.
Below is what happens when it's launched. Anyone have an idea
a: what's happening/breaking
b: how to fix it?
snort at ...2256...:~/etc$ snort -c snort.conf -l /home/snort/log/
--== Initializing Snort ==--
Checking PID path...
PATH_VARRUN is set to /var/run/ on this operating system
WARNING: _PATH_VARRUN is invalid, trying /var/log...
WARNING: /var/log/ is invalid, logging Snort PID to log directory
Initializing Network Interface eth0
ERROR: OpenPcap() device eth0 open:
socket: Operation not permitted
Fatal Error, Quitting..
snort at ...2256...:~/etc$ snort -V
-*> Snort! <*-
Version 1.8-beta6 (Build 26)
By Martin Roesch (roesch at ...66..., www.snort.org)
snort at ...2256...:~/etc$
Doing things the hard way. Every time.
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