[Bro] BroPing Connection Failure
fh at open.ch
Sun Nov 15 23:29:26 PST 2009
Robin Sommer wrote:
> Before digging into this, what's the reason for compiling with
> --disable-select-loop? Seeing that the problem disappears without
> that switch, the problem likley lies somewhere in the alternative
> code path it enables. That code is rather old and rarely used these
> days, and I'm thinking it can actually be removed completely in
> future versions. So, what's your use case here?
I use it because without, Bro causes a high CPU usage, even if there
isn't any traffic to analyse. That's about 30% CPU usage on a Pentium 4
with 2.4 Ghz.
I read about using --disable-select-loop on
it sais that Phil Wood's libpcap is buggy in non-blocking mode. I'm
using Phil's libpcap (0.9.8.20081128).
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