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Sorry if this isnt exactly a security issue, but it is being used to
test security.. so does that count? :-]
Running SuSe 9... trying to run nmap, i get this error unless i use
options '-P0 -sT'
Starting nmap 3.30 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2004-01-23
pcap_open_live: socket: Address family not supported by protocol
There are several possible reasons for this, depending on your
LINUX: If you are getting Socket type not supported, try modprobe
af_packet or recompile your kernel with SOCK_PACKET enabled.
*BSD: If you are getting device not configured, you need to
recompile your kernel with Berkeley Packet Filter support. If you
are getting No such file or directory, try creating the device (eg
cd /dev; MAKEDEV <device>; or use mknod).
SOLARIS: If you are trying to scan localhost and getting '/dev/lo0:
No such file or directory', complain to Sun. I don't think Solaris
can support advanced localhost scans. You can probably use "-P0 -sT
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