argus.2.0.6.fixes.1 on OBSD 3.7
r.fulton at auckland.ac.nz
Mon Aug 22 23:54:33 EDT 2005
This is my first serious foray into using argus on Open BSD. First thing I tripped over was that I got the original 2.0.6 distro from qosient and it would not use the -F conf.file. I then remembered that there had been a fix version and got that from the /dev/ directory. I've emailed Carter to say that he really should put the fixed version in /pub/ :)
Now it keeps dying with memory problems:
Aug 23 13:06:29 hihi argus_bpf: started
Aug 23 13:30:51 hihi argus_bpf: ArgusNewFlow() ArgusCalloc error Cannot allocate memory.
Aug 23 13:30:51 hihi argus_bpf: client(/home/argus/data/current) done.
The box has 512MB real memory and a GB of swap. I'm running other linux sensors on this network with less memory.
I remember Eric and Peter mentioning kernel memory being an issue with some BSD systems but could not find the posts in the archive.
BTW I'm using the generic kernel.
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