[Snort-users] FreeBSD + 2 devices + error OpenPcap

Moyer, Shawn SMoyer at ...5894...
Thu Jul 25 14:40:08 EDT 2002


You need to create your BPF character nodes. Check the docs on libpcap. 

Try googling for the error you're getting for a walkthrough.




--shawn

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Éric Le Gallais [mailto:Eric at ...6453...]
> Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 15:49
> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: [Snort-users] FreeBSD + 2 devices + error OpenPcap
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> i'm trying to get snort working on Freebsd with 2 ethernet 
> cards: xl0 and ep1.
> 
> These 2 ethernet cards don't have IP adresses.
> 
> I've tried ifconfig xl0 up and ifconfig ep1 up
> I've R(ead)TFM and a lot of other mailing lists.
> 
> When I start snort (snort -dev) I get this error:
> 
> ----
> Log directory = /usr/log/snort
> 
> Initializing Network Interface xl0
> ERROR: OpenPcap() device xl0 open:
> 	(no devices found) /dev/bpf0: Device not configured
> Fatal Error: Quitting...
> ----
> 
> the device /dev/bpf0 does exists.
> 
> Does anyone has any idea?
> 
> Éric 
> 
> 
> 
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