CentOS 5.7 uses an older version of libpcap (0.9.4), but Snort’s Data
Acquisition Library (daq) needs a newer version of libpcap (>=1.0.0).
The latter is not an issue with the CentOS 6.0. Vishesh Kumar <span
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provides an excellent instructions to getting Snort 2.9 to run on RHEL 5
The purpose of this post is not to duplicate his efforts, but to extend
it slightly to include instructions for a complete Snort set-up.
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