[Snort-users] e100 promisc mode

twig les twigles at ...131...
Thu Oct 31 13:57:04 EST 2002


Turn off that built-in in the BIOS and buy a new NIC.

--- Peter Param <pparam at ...7379...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Recently installed Snort 1.9 on linux 2.4.7-10.  I
> had to get the latest
> e100 driver (2.1.6) from Compaq to get it working on
> the machine with an
> inbuilt NIC.  The card works but not in promisc
> mode.  Doing a "ifconfig
> eth0 promisc" makes it look like its working in
> promiscuous mode but
> really it isn't.  I confirmed this by running
> tcpdump alongside
> snort...only sees broadcasts.  Another machine (an
> ibook with ver10) on
> the same segment (same hub etc) running tcpdump
> also, confirms that it
> can see all frames.  I'm stumped!...any ideas??
> 
> cheers
> Peter
> 
> 
>
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