[Snort-users] Snort memory swap usage

Marc Norton mnorton at ...1935...
Wed Jun 13 11:36:40 EDT 2007


I thought the default was to break memory into 2 Gigs-user and 2 Gigs-kernel.
In either event if your using 2.6.1 or later you can use the
'config detection: search-method ac-bnfa' to  reduce memory consumption.  It
should only use a fraction of what the default 'ac' method uses.

Carlos Terrón wrote:
> 
> Under 32 bits Linux,  I think that your virtual memory space is limited
> to 3 Gigas,no process can use more memory
> 
> Saludos
> Carlos
> 
> 
> El 06/06/2007, a las 16:43, Zakai Kinan escribió:
> 
>> 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
>>
>>
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