[Snort-users] snort dies complaining of too many links

Hubert Edward kIYIMBA hekiyimba at ...131...
Tue May 23 22:56:05 EDT 2006

My snort IDS dies instantly with the following message log.

May 23 15:34:19 localhost snort: Rule application order: ->activation->dynamic->alert->pass->log
May 23 15:34:19 localhost snort: Log directory = /var/log/snort May 23 15:34:20 localhost snort: Snort initialization completed successfully (pid=7800) May 23 15:34:30 localhost snort: FATAL ERROR: OpenLogFile() => mkdir(/var/log/snort/ log directory: Too many links May 23 15:34:30 localhost kernel: device eth0 left promiscuous mode

Please help out


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