[Openswan Users] Wedgies

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Mar 3 22:18:04 CET 2005

On Wed, 2 Mar 2005, Marcus Leech wrote:

Thanks for doing more testing Marcus. It is kind of strange. KLIPS works fine
on my x86_64 (apart from unloading). I hope we can trace the kernel issues


> Well, after repeatedly being told that KLIPS problems in 2.6 were likely due 
> to
> RedHat/Fedora  kernels, I installed 2.6.11-rc5 (from kernel.org) yesterday, 
> and testing
> today reveals that as soon as you try to pass traffic, it hangs the system, 
> requiring a hard reset--just
> like with the RedHat/Fedora 2.6.10 kernels.
> Furthermore, any attempt to negotiate AES with KLIPS *still* causes a null 
> pointer deref
> in the kernel, in AES_setkey.
> I'm going to build 2.6.11 (just released a few hours ago), and see if that 
> makes any
> difference, but I really doubt it.  It's just not looking good for KLIPS on 
> 2.6 at
> this point.

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