[Snort-users] Got the "ERROR: Cannot decode data link type 239" message when turn on sniffer mode

James Lay jlay at ...13475...
Sat Aug 23 07:31:24 EDT 2014


On Sat, 2014-08-23 at 10:56 +0700, Jutichai Thongkrachai wrote:
> I still get that error
> 
> 
> 
> I try to uninstall it with "make uninstall" and install again with
> "./configure  --enable-non-ether-decoders  --enable-sourcefire" but I
> still get that error
> 
> 
> I don't know this is a usual message that get while install. I get
> some message while run "make install:
> 
> Making install in etc
> make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/local/src/snort-2.9.6.2/etc'
> make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/local/src/snort-2.9.6.2/etc'
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `install-exec-am'.
> make[2]: Nothing to be done for `install-data-am'.
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/snort-2.9.6.2/etc'
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/snort-2.9.6.2/etc'
> Making install in templates
> 
> 
> 
> moreover, my centos use "enp2s0" as my LAN interface
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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> 
>         From: waldo kitty <wkitty42 at ...14940...>
>         To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>         Cc: 
>         Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:58:33 -0400
>         Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Got the "ERROR: Cannot decode data
>         link type 239" message when turn on sniffer mode
>         On 8/21/2014 5:08 AM, Jutichai Thongkrachai wrote:
>         
>                 To Waldo kitty,
>                 
>                 
>                 after run " ./configure  --enable-non-ether-decoders
>                 --enable-sourcefire",
>                 Should I need run " make ;make install" again?
>         
>         
>         yes... maybe with "make clean" first...
>         
>         configure only configures the compile environment so that make
>         can compile everything with the proper make values...
>         

cd /usr/local/src/snort-2.9.6.2
which snort
ls -l <file and path from above>
note the date/time stamp
make distclean
./configure  --enable-non-ether-decoders  --enable-sourcefire"
make
sudo make install
ls -l <previous file and path from above>
date/time stamp should be different yes?

James
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