[Snort-users] snort 1.8 beta6 build26

Tremaine Lea 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$ 

Tremaine Lea

Doing things the hard way.  Every time.

More information about the Snort-users mailing list