[Oisf-users] Thread spawn error in IDS mode

Andreas Herz andi at geekosphere.org
Wed Jan 27 21:14:54 UTC 2016

On 27/01/16 at 20:59, John Devine wrote:
> I tried starting suricata in IDS mode from IPS mode by switching the
> LISTENMODE variable in /etc/default/suricata to af-packet and ran via
> service suricata start. This error appears in the log. So far I cannot
> find any documentation on this error.

That's debian specific. Can you try to run suricata with -v (verbose)
flag? You may have to add this somewhere in the debian specific startup
file or just try to run it without the mechanic.

> <Error> - [ERRCODE: SC_ERR_THREAD_SPAWN(46)] - TmThreadSpawn failed
> for SCPerfWakeupThread

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