[Snort-users] Optimizing Linux Kernel for Snort
sam at ...5202...
Fri Jul 4 13:31:05 EDT 2003
Unfortunately, we are having to migrate our platform away from FreeBSD
to Linux due to some constraints we are running into. Long story, not a
happy ending. But, I'll do some searching on your suggested topic.
Thanks for the response!
From: Edin Dizdarevic [mailto:edin.dizdarevic at ...7509...]
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 1:08 PM
To: Sam Evans
Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Optimizing Linux Kernel for Snort
Sam Evans wrote:
> Greetings All, and Happy Fourth of July to all the US Readers out
> 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.
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