[Oisf-users] Suricata runs out of memory on startup

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Mon Aug 22 09:36:11 UTC 2011

On 07/31/2011 05:36 PM, Dave Remien wrote:
> Peter,
> Gene has a 1G/3G kernel and can indeed get 3G; I sent him a quickie prog
> that shows that. After that, seems like valgrind is in order to try to
> figure out where the extra memory is being allocated, if you can't see why
> from the suri.yaml files.... possibly an area Victor could shed light on.
> Or, as you say, move to a 64 bit kernel. At least there Gene can get 4G -
> 8-).

Do your ip rules (rbn.rules at least) contain flowbits? I think Matt
updated them to set flowbits, but any code other than the git master
will make memory usage explode. So you might want to try the git master
to be sure.

Victor Julien
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