[Snort-users] Optimizing Linux Kernel for Snort

David Alonso De La Vega Tapage delavegad at ...7768...
Fri Jul 4 12:31:15 EDT 2003


Edin Dizdarevic wrote:

>Sam Evans wrote:
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>>Greetings All, and Happy Fourth of July to all the US Readers out there.
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congrats .. !

>>:)
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>>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?
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>Yeah, use OpenBSD ;)
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>just kidding, but don't forget this
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><*> Packet socket
>[*]   Packet socket: mmapped IO
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>See the postings with topics like "Snort dropping packets..."
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>and using A LOT of memory is the best thing to do.
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>Have fun,
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>Edin
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>>Thanks,
>>Sam
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