[Snort-users] snort behavior in very high-load environment, B SD vs. linux

Abe L. Getchell abegetchell at ...5959...
Wed Jul 31 09:12:02 EDT 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net 
> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of 
> Williams Jon
> Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 11:14 AM
> To: 'Adam D'Amico'; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] snort behavior in very high-load 
> environment, B SD vs. linux

<snip>

> First, I don't remember if it was Linux or another OS 
> (Solaris?), but there's at least one Unix out there that lies 
> about its packet drop rate, as it its hard coded to 0 in the 
> kernel.  In my testing of Slowaris vs. FreeBSD, this appears 
> to be the case.

<snip>

	It's Linux.  It will report that no packets have been dropped
when there has been.

Thanks,
Abe

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Abe L. Getchell
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