Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 13518
warning: setsockopt(PACKET_RX_RING): Protocol not available
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:56 EDT
Tcpdump gives a warning when running it:
setsockopt(PACKET_RX_RING): Protocol not available
This isn't aesthetically pleasing ;)
I tracked this to libpcap's pcap_open_live before figuring out this was
just another compile issue.
'rpm --rebuild tcpdump*.src.rpm' fixes the problem.
This should be fixed by tcpdump-3.4-22 rebuild.
This bug resurfaced in beta5 / wasn't fixed. :-(
tcpdump-3.4-26 works fine here: can you check that's what you have?
Sorry, my mistake; a rebuilt 3.4-26 works, but the binary package was still
Upped the priority and severity.
IMO this isn't something we want to see in Winston final.
This smells like Yet Another Trip through the build system with final kernel
fix. Please reopen if tcpdump-3.4-27 still has a problem.
This happens in RC1 too :-(
Ahh, the problem is compiling *with* 2.4 headers. Error message removed in