[Openswan dev] openswan 2.6.24 and kernels > 2.6.31 mostly working

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Dec 22 22:13:02 EST 2009

On Wed, 23 Dec 2009, David McCullough wrote:

>> - I had to change ipsec_kversion for my Fedora based kernel (
>>    since it needs to use USE_NETDEV_OPS despite being < 2.6.32. I am not entirely sure
>>    what the proper way of detecting this is. Is there a "this is a redhat kernel source"
>>    define for Fedora? I don't think we can use EXTRAVERSION, as that contains the arch
>>    as well.
> I think that would be safe to turn on for 2.6.31 anyway.  We have been having
> warnings about not using netops since about 2.6.30 or even earlier.

Okay. I'll change it from 2.6.32 to 2.6.31.

>> If the unload module is fixed, and the Cisco patch is merged in, I would like to
>> release 2.6.24.
> Yep, what sort of timeframe are you talking ?

Definitely before Christmas. I'm right now merging in the cisco redirect patch, and
rolling a new rc.


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