[Bro] strange dropped packets issue

Seth Hall hall.692 at osu.edu
Wed Nov 4 06:45:00 PST 2009


On Nov 3, 2009, at 6:40 PM, Robin Sommer wrote:
>
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 16:52 -0500, Justin Azoff wrote:
>
>> I think I'm running into some sort of libpcap issue on Linux, but  
>> I'm not sure.
>
> Any chance it's this?
>
>    http://tracker.icir.org/bro/ticket/18


Would it make sense to just remove the linux specific code?  Is anyone  
running older Linux distros for their analyzers?

Based on one of the links in the ticket, it looks like Debian updated  
their libpcap and got rid of this issue in 2005.

   .Seth

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Seth Hall
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