[Openswan Users] Starting ipsec locks machine
RodS at scm-ae.com
Mon Mar 27 13:49:35 CEST 2006
> > > > You are likely hitting our SMP bug. Are you running this on a P4
> > > machine?
> > >
> > > Nope, it's not that. I have reproduced the problem on two
> > > neither of which are SMP (or support HT). One was a Pentium 3
> > > and the other a Pentium 4 2.4GHz.
> > >
> > > Any other ideas of why it hard locks when starting ipsec?
> > Which version is this? Please try the 2_4_X CVS ?
> I'm running 2.4.5rc5 on kernel 22.214.171.124. I will try the CVS and
> BTW, I assume that Openswan cannot patch the 2.6.16 kernel due to
> numerous rearrangements in its networking components. Is this true?
> does KLIPS patch apply ok?
Ok, the problem was that I'm running an SMP kernel (even though the
hardware is neither SMP or HT capable). I turned off the SMP options in
the kernel and now it doesn't hard lock any more.
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