[Snort-users] Snort gets killed

waldo kitty wkitty42 at ...14940...
Fri Jun 28 13:17:29 EDT 2013

On 6/28/2013 11:03, Alex Adamos wrote:
> these are the log files from both the Host and the guest VM. The guest VM has
> 1536 MB RAM.

from syslog, lines 365 and 366...

Jun 27 16:04:27 alex-VirtualBox kernel: [ 6993.710126] Out of memory: Kill 
process 4503 (snort) score 773 or sacrifice child
Jun 27 16:04:27 alex-VirtualBox kernel: [ 6993.710141] Killed process 4503 
(snort) total-vm:1862572kB, anon-rss:1338588kB, file-rss:12kB

as i previously wrote, your virtual machine is out of memory and has killed off 
snort to be able to have enough memory for continued operations...

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