[Openswan dev] KLIPS and Fedora kernels

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Oct 6 04:05:10 CEST 2005

On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Johannes Walch wrote:

> I hope this is not misplaced at the develop list.

It is not.

> I have concluded some tests with the RPMS for the Fedora distribution from 
> the openswan site. KLIPS does not work with FC4 kernels at all and it does 
> not work with FC3 kernels > 2.6.11. Even with the 2.6.11_1.35_FC3 kernel 
> (last working) the machine completely crashes when a NAT-T connection is 
> initiated.

That is unfortunately true.

> To solve this problem I will compare the fedora kernel to the vanilla kernel 
> and try to find out which modification causes the aformentioned problems by 
> removing modifications from the fedora kernel until the errors are gone.
> The post is basically to let you know I am on this and probably to 
> synchronize results with other people.

Of particular interest to you will be the define NET_26_12_SKALLOC.
Unfortunately, some Fedora kernels earlier then 2.6.12 had the new skalloc
code as well.


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