[Oisf-users] 64-bit Suricata?

Victor Julien victor at inliniac.net
Mon Aug 22 11:12:33 UTC 2011

I think the memory is all there is to it. 64 bit can address more
memory, but 64 bit Suricata uses more too because of the bigger pointer


On 08/18/2011 04:37 AM, Gene Albin wrote:
> All,
>   I've looked around a bit and can't find an answer off the bat.  Does
> Suricata take advantage of 64-bit architecture?  In orther words, is there a
> difference in Suricata's capabilities when run on a 32-bit platform versus a
> 64-bit one?  (not counting the 4GB memory issue that I ran into, but that's
> not a Suricata limitation)
>   Thanks,
> Gene
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