[Winpcap-users] rpacpd terminates client connection

Gianluca Varenni gianluca.varenni at cacetech.com
Fri Dec 5 17:10:07 GMT 2008

Can you please try and see if the newest build of WinPcap with x64 user 
level support available here


compiles ok on linux?

Have a nice day

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc Andre, Andre-Netline" <marc.andre at netline.ch>
To: <winpcap-users at winpcap.org>
Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2008 11:51 PM
Subject: [Winpcap-users] rpacpd terminates client connection

> Hi
> I am trying to get rpcapd (4.0.2) running o a linux debian machine with
> 2.6 Kernel. I could compile the libpcap and rpcapd and it also starts
> without problem (rpcapd -b <IP> -n). As soon as I connect (with
> Wireshark or Analyze) I get the error message the the remote host as
> disconnected and rpcapd shows the message "Child terminated". It looks
> like the client thread is terminated immediately. I traced the problem
> down to the pcap_close() function. The thread somewhere crashes in this
> function. If I (for testing) disable the function call at one place it
> works until the next time another pcap_close() is called.
> Settings in Makefile:
> PSRC =  pcap-linux.c
> FSRC =  fad-getad.c
> Does anybody know a solution? What kind of debugging should I do?
> I also tried to get rpcapd (4.1 beta4) working, but I can't compile
> libpcap:
> ./pcap-linux.c: In function 'pcap_create':
> ./pcap-linux.c:306: warning: passing argument 1 of
> 'pcap_opensource_remote' from incompatible pointer type
> ./pcap-linux.c:306: error: too many arguments to function
> 'pcap_opensource_remote'
> ./pcap-linux.c:306: warning: assignment makes pointer from integer
> without a cast
> ./pcap-linux.c:311: error: 'snaplen' undeclared (first use in this 
> function)
> ./pcap-linux.c:311: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only 
> once
> ./pcap-linux.c:311: error: for each function it appears in.)
> ./pcap-linux.c:312: error: 'to_ms' undeclared (first use in this function)
> ./pcap-linux.c:313: error: 'promisc' undeclared (first use in this 
> function)
> ./pcap-linux.c:323: error: 'p' undeclared (first use in this function)
> make: *** [pcap-linux.o] Error 1
> -Marc
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