[Openswan Users] OpenSWAN on Linux ARM (Xscale) architecture

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Fri Sep 17 17:12:44 CEST 2004

On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Dan Searle wrote:

> I'm thinking of using Openswan 2.2.0 to provide VPN functionality for
> embedded linux router software I'm developing. Thing is, the kernel
> patches for Openswan 2.2.0
> (http://www.openswan.org/code/openswan-2.2.0.kern-2.4.patch.gz)
> contain pre-compiled IA-32 (ix86) assembler, and the platform I'm
> developing for is ARM (Xscale) so, I'm thinking that Openswan Isn't
> going to work for me is it?

It will just not use the premade assembly code, but compile some C
code instead.

> Does anyone have any experience with using Openswan 2.2.x with
> architectures other than IA-32 (ix86)?

Openswan-2 is known to compile and work for the SPARC, Alpha, MIPS are ARM 


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