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Put in a note about the Snow Leopard bug that requires that you have BPF

devices open for writing in order to capture outgoing traffic.
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@@ -67,3 +67,8 @@ give the administrative users permission to read but not write the BPF
devices, you can have the script change the owner to that user, the
group to "admin", and the permissions to rw-r-----. Other possibilities
are left as an exercise for the reader.
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+(NOTE: due to a bug in Snow Leopard, if you change the permissions not
+to grant write permission to everybody who should be allowed to capture
+traffic, non-root users who cannot open the BPF devices for writing will
+not be able to capture outgoing packets.)

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