[Snort-users] Re: snort startup problem

Martin Roesch roesch at ...421...
Sun Mar 11 21:49:40 EST 2001


Looks like Apple has screwed something up, but try checking out the
latest daily tarball to see if it's fixed in the latest build (build
3).  Here's the URL, try it out:

http://snort.sourceforge.net/snort-daily.tar.gz

Let me know how it goes!

    -Marty

Milo Velimirovic wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I've built and installed Snort (with a few bumps in the road... thanks to
> SiliconDefense for a quick response!) on Mac OS X server 1.2 and
> now i get this:
> 
> root# snort -dvi en0
> 
>         --== Initializing Snort ==--
> 
> Initializing Network Interface en0
> ioctl(SIOCGIFMTU): Invalid argument
> ERROR: Can not get MTU of an interface en0!
> 
> root#
> 
> What's next? (I have a hard time believing that the ioctl(fd, SIOCGIFMTU,&ifr)
> code in snort.c is wrong and an equally hard time believing that Apple
> has fsck'd the API's to the network....
> 
> TIA,
> Milo
> 
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> Milo Velimirovic       <Milo.Velimirovic at ...1467...>
> Unix Computer Network Administrator  (608) 785-6618
> University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
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