[Openswan Users] openswan 2.3.1 + klips + fc3 = kernel panic

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Apr 11 16:51:57 CEST 2005

On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Daniel Wittenberg wrote:

> Subject: [Openswan Users] openswan 2.3.1 + klips + fc3 = kernel panic
> I've got a test firewall that's been working fine with the FC3-provided
> openswan, but wanting to have klips support back again I added the
> openswan yum repo and then tried the automated way to update it:
> yum -y install openswan openswan-klips
> This was after I had shut ipsec off, and rebooted, so there could be a
> clean install.  I run modeprobe ipsec and the module loads without a
> problem, until I run 'service ipsec start'.  The ipsec0 interface comes
> up, and the tunnel says established, then the machine kernel panics.  I
> also tried re-compiling the src.rpm and the same thing happens.  Any
> idea how to further troubleshoot this?

Damn. We had reports of this earlier, but it seemed that 2.3.x no longer
paniced on those kernels. Are you running the latest FC3 kernel? I assume
so, since you are using yum.

We are not seeing these kernel panics on other machines, or in our uml
test setup.

Can you try a 'plain' 2.6 kernel?


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