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Re: afpacket DAQ - large "Outstanding" number/percent
From: "Randal T. Rioux" <randy () procyonlabs com>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 21:38:44 -0400

On 10/13/2010 03:11 PM, Jason Wallace wrote:
Is anyone else seeing a strange "Outstanding" number/percent after
exiting when using afpacket in passive mode? It only seems to occur in
daemon mode (-D).


Oct 13 15:05:46  snort[1331]: Can't acquire (-1) -
afpacket_daq_acquire: Poll failed: Interrupted system call!
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:
===============================================================================
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]: Packet I/O Totals:
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:    Received:       650083
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:    Analyzed:        24754 (  3.808%)
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:     Dropped:            0 (  0.000%)
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:    Filtered:       625332 ( 96.193%)
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]: Outstanding: 18446744073709551613
(2837598287250944.000%)
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:    Injected:            0
Oct 13 15:05:47 snort[1331]:
===============================================================================
<snip>

This was just brought up in a recent thread:

http://marc.info/?l=snort-users&m=128146282807445&w=2

Looks like it was never fully explained. I think we'll just have to go
with Justin's answer that it just means it's really, really good ;-)

Randy

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