[Openswan Users] OpenS/WAN and SuSE 8.2 / Kernel 2.4.20

Stephanos Piperoglou ta0002 at piperoglou.com
Wed Sep 29 16:06:42 CEST 2004

Paul Wouters wrote:

> On Wed, 29 Sep 2004, Stephanos Piperoglou wrote:
>> I'm trying to get OpenS/WAN to work with a SuSE Linux 8.2 system 
>> (kernel 2.4.20). For various reasons I can't go into right now, I 
>> can't recompile my kernel, which incidentally includes an ipsec.o 
>> module (patched in by SuSE),
> This is a problem. The ipsec.o module cannot be used with the Openswan 
> userland.
> They are far too different and pluto won't be able to communicate with 
> the
> kernel module. You will receive 'bad whack magic' errors.

I understand this, but can't I just compile the KLIPS module from 
Openswan and load that instead of the one supplied with SuSE? Regardless 
(see previous e-mail) my problem right now is that the userland tools 
don't even compile.


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