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Old 11-28-2002, 11:17 AM   #1
crealkiller175
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snort errors keep coming!


OK here the lowdow...

im runing slackware8.0 wit 2219kernal, i have just installd snort 190 and when i try runing snort i get these errors msgs...

1-as normal user
errorpenpcap() device eth0open
socketperation not permitted
fetal error,Quiting...

2-as root
error:unable to open rules files:/root/.snortrc or
fetal error, quiting...



thanx inadvanc
 
Old 11-28-2002, 01:01 PM   #2
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1. Prolly root privs. Snort needs root privs on startup, it'll drop those after.
2. -c <config file> which should reside in /etc (LFS) or /etc/snort (where the updates put it)

U sure btw it's a "fetal" error? :-]
 
  


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