On Feb 24, 2010, at 11:53 PM, David Baird wrote:
> I just installed the MacOSX version of Wireshark downloaded from
> I have a brand new MacBook Pro running Snow Leopard (10.6.2). The
> downloaded item was OS X 10.5(Leopard) Intel.dmg.
> I followed the instructions regarding the installation of the
> application and the various scripts. But when I start Wireshark it does
> not list any interfaces (eth0, eth1, etc) to select.
> Also when starting the machine, it complains about the items in
> "/Library/StartupItems/ChmodBPF" has not been started because it does
> not have the proper security settings.
This needs to be fixed. I think the owner needs to be root and the group
wheel. When it actually loads, you interfaces should show up.
If you want the same interactively:
sudo chmod uog+r /dev/bpf*
> Any ideas, or does the application need to be tweaked for Snow Leopard?
> I'm not sure if this is the correct place to report this.
> David Baird
> University of Chicago
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