tcptrace-bugs PCAP error: 'bogus savefile header'

Date: 03/18/03

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    Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 11:23:08 -0500
    Subject: tcptrace-bugs PCAP error: 'bogus savefile header'
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    I am using tcptrace to analyze Ethereal files. I am using tcptrace on win 2000 machine. I am getting following error. Any suggestion is greatly appreciated. The Ethereal file has just the header information captured. The file size is 75MB.
    C:\tcptrace\win_tcptrace-6.2.0\winNT>tcptrace -l -xtraffic" -G" H:\20030227.out
    mod_traffic: characterizing traffic
    1 arg remaining, starting with 'H:\20030227.out'
    Ostermann's tcptrace -- version 6.2.0 -- Fri Jul 26, 2002

    PCAP error: 'bogus savefile header'
    123 packets seen, 122 TCP packets traced
    elapsed wallclock time: 0:00:38.683999, 3 pkts/sec analyzed
    trace file elapsed time: 0:00:03.529027
    9 TCP connections traced:
    Dumping port statistics into file traffic_byport.dat
    Dumping overall statistics into file traffic_stats.dat
    Plotting performed at 15.000 second intervals


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