[Oisf-users] af-packet rollover

Peter Manev petermanev at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 22:58:18 UTC 2016

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Jason Holmes <jholmes at psu.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> I ran across the following comment a while ago about the rollover option for
> af-packet:
> https://github.com/inliniac/suricata/commit/6ec1340cb771190083cd71ac360a85fdf54e8cdf
> It says, "Rollover option is causing issue with TCP streaming code because
> packets from the same flow to be treated out of order. As long as the
> situation is not fixed in the streaming engine, it is a bad idea
> to enable it by default."
> Based on this comment, I've never enabled the rollover option.  Is it still
> the case that the rollover option causes issues in the streaming engine?

To the best of my knowledge this is still the case.

> Thanks,
> --
> Jason Holmes
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