[Snort-users] snort packet loss rate

Justin Heath jheath at ...1935...
Wed May 10 14:44:22 EDT 2006

What version of libpcap are you using? I ask because there seems to be an 
issue regarding version 0.9.4 counting received packets twice.

Justin Heath

On Tuesday 25 April 2006 03:51, Jin Fang wrote:
> I have deployed snort in a gigabyte interface.
> I noticed that the packet loss rate is quite high,
> over 80%. Even after I disabled all preprocessors,
> loading no rules, still the loss rate is about 15%.
> Also the kernel has been compiled with device_polling
> option and this freebsd box has 4GB memory.
> What is now the factor to affect this loss rate?
> Thanks
> Jin

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