[Openswan dev] OpenSwan 2.6.10-1 on OpenWrt 7.09 consistently hangs on large HTTP file transfer

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sun Dec 2 16:13:08 EST 2007

On Sun, 2 Dec 2007, starlight at binnacle.cx wrote:

> After approximately 6GB of a HTTP file transfer through OpenSWAN,
> it locks up suddenly and completely.  All remaining OpenWRT
> router functions continue to function normally.
> Need some help on how to collect details for diagnosing the
> problem.  Everything looks normal, no error messages of any kind
> in the 'syslogd' log captured on a Linux server.  'dmesg' output
> from router is equally devoid of any diagnostic messages.
> 'ipsec whack --status' output (attached) looks fine to me.

Check if the machine is running out of memory?

Perhaps log the /proc/slabinfo contents every minute to
see if there is a memory issue.


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