[Snort-users] This is snort error

Matt Kettler mkettler at ...4108...
Tue Aug 27 09:17:04 EDT 2002

Try running snort directly from the command line in console mode, not via 
the init scripts. You probably have a typo in your configfile and snort is 
bombing on startup. Running snort directly will cause it to output to the 
screen what line is freaking it out.

At 11:56 AM 8/27/2002 +0530, S.M.Karthik wrote:
>This is the following error when I start Snort w/o -d option also.
>after removing the file /var/lock/subsys/snort ,
>if i start snort, also it dies when i look for the status.
>What may be the problem?
>as per the pdf document which Mr.SJScott wrote, I have installed
>snort. But kindly let me know about the ownership and perms for
>snort to run in perfect,
>[root at ...6714... init.d]# ./snortd restart
>Stopping snort:                                            [  OK  ]
>Starting snort:                                            [  OK  ]
>[root at ...6714... init.d]# ./snortd status
>snort dead but subsys locked
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