[Openswan Users] Re: KLIPS or NETKEY on 2.6 kernels

mcr at xelerance.com mcr at xelerance.com
Mon Apr 25 13:49:48 CEST 2005


>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Wouters <paul at xelerance.com> writes:
    >>> And for that matter, the 2.3.1 tarball now has
    >>> doc/2.6.known-issues instead, but it still has the same
    >>> paragraph: * compression seems to be incompatible between KLIPS
    >>> and NETKEY.

    >> Well this is simply incorrect.  Paul, could you please correct
    >> this?

    Paul> Having done some debugging, it seems that the bug is not in
    Paul> the stack. I have run a successfull interop with compression
    Paul> enabled.  However, there does seems to be an issue when
    Paul> changing phase1 from compression to no-compression or visa
    Paul> versa, and breaking the phase2. When switching, I had to
    Paul> completely tear down everything and restart both phase 1 and
    Paul> phase 2.

  I don't understand.
  You mean that you:
      a) have ipsec.conf conn "foo" with compress=yes
      b) "ipsec auto --add foo"
      c) "ipsec auto --up foo"
      d) edit ipsec.conf to change compress=no
      e) "ipsec auto --replace foo"
      f) "ipsce auto --up foo"

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