[Snort-users] Snort Snarf

Andreas Östling andreaso at ...236...
Thu Feb 21 13:37:08 EST 2002

On Thu, 21 Feb 2002, Scott Taylor wrote:

>             Andreas,
>             I tried just running the command from the
>             console with everything else turned off. I
>             waited several (10-15)minutes and it just sat
>             there. Show 98% of processor time but not
>             getting any disk activity or anything. Any other
>             ideas on how to resolve this or what may have
>             happend?
>             Cheers,
>             Scott

If the alert file is big enough it can take much longer than 15 minutes,
especially on slow machines.
What does "wc -l <your alert file>" say?
If it isn't huge, I have no clue.


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