[Snort-users] Snort memory swap usage

Todd Wease twease at ...1935...
Wed Jun 6 10:52:04 EDT 2007


Zakai Kinan wrote:
> Is snort unable to use swap?  I have a server with 4GB
> of ram and 10GB of swap.  This morning snort crashes
> with the error: "ACSM-No Memory: acsmCompile!".  I was
> able to fix it by changing the memory configuration.  
> 
> TIA,
> 
> Zk

Snort ultimately makes calls to malloc or calloc for dynamic memory
requests.  If these return NULL, according to the man pages, there is no
memory to be had.

Todd




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