[Oisf-devel] Crashing

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Tue Feb 8 18:02:59 UTC 2011

On 02/08/2011 12:58 PM, Chris Wakelin wrote:
> On 08/02/11 17:53, Victor Julien wrote:
>> On 02/08/2011 12:18 PM, Brant Wells wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I'm currently running Suricata 1.1 Beta1 (downloaded from site)...  The
>>> system runs fine for several hours or days (I don't know which)... and
>>> then mysteriously it will crash.  The only reason I notice, is that BASE
>>> quits adding new entries to its list.
>>> I just downloaded the GIT version and am just curious as to whether or
>>> not there are some special ./configure options or places in the
>>> suricata.yaml that I can look to find a crash log or stack trace or
>>> something.
>> No there are no such options. Suricata is normally built with symbols
>> enabled so you should be able to get a backtrace if you enabled core
>> dumps before starting Suricata.
>> Before starting Suricata do:
>> ulimit -c unlimited
>> That should get you a core dump. Let me know if you need further assistance.
>> Cheers,
>> Victor
> Me too, but ever since I did the "ulimit -c" yesterday (together with a
> GIT update), it's behaved, so no backtraces yet ...

Cool, keep us updated if you can!

> (I've also got a UDP rule occasionally triggering on the wrong port;
> I'll see if I can get a packet dump for that.)

I'd love to get more details on this.


Victor Julien
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