[Snort-users] Portscan2 woes
erek at ...950...
Fri May 2 15:17:03 EDT 2003
On Fri, 2 May 2003, Matt Kettler wrote:
> Disabling it fixed the packet drop rate problem, and also made snort use
> significantly less memory. I guess it's just not cut out for lower-end
Just a FYI (which I'm sure Matt knows! ;-): Snort 2.0 takes up _quite_ a
bit more memory than 1.9.x.
If you're running on memory starved hardware (64 or less MB) then you'll
have issues trying to run Snort.
If you are on a setup like that, then try:
config detection: search-method lowmem
It should cut your mem usage back to the 1.9.x days.
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