[Snort-users] Optimizing Linux Kernel for Snort

Edin Dizdarevic edin.dizdarevic at ...7509...
Fri Jul 4 12:08:14 EDT 2003

Sam Evans wrote:
> Greetings All, and Happy Fourth of July to all the US Readers out there.
> :)
> I've got a question regarding optimizing a Linux 2.4.18 Kernel to get
> the best performance for snort.  Does anyone have any tips?

Yeah, use OpenBSD ;)

just kidding, but don't forget this

<*> Packet socket
[*]   Packet socket: mmapped IO

See the postings with topics like "Snort dropping packets..."

and using A LOT of memory is the best thing to do.

Have fun,


> Thanks,
> Sam

Edin Dizdarevic

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