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Re: Snort 2.9, RHEL 5 and afpacket DAQ
From: Mike Lococo <mikelococo () gmail com>
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:19:36 -0400

On 10/20/2010 01:35 PM, Eoin Miller wrote:
afpacket is nearly identical to mmap'd libpcap. Just give afpacket a 
bigger buffer and the performace should be extremely comprable, and you 
don't have to use super old libpcap anymore.

I think what Ralf is asserting, and Rich and confirming, is that buffer
sizes larger than ~50MB are failing with afpacket (but not with the
Woods patches)... so it is not (yet) possible to use a comparable buffer
size for some unknown reason.

Mike Lococo

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