[Openswan Users] KLIPS module

Paul Overton paul at trusted-management.com
Thu May 11 11:08:46 CEST 2006

If you compile your Kernel without the NETKEY modules, openswan will use the
KLIPS module be default...

Regards Paul 

-----Original Message-----
From: users-bounces at openswan.org [mailto:users-bounces at openswan.org] On
Behalf Of Paul Wouters
Sent: 10 May 2006 14:04
To: Giovani Moda - MR Informática
Cc: users at openswan.org
Subject: Re: [Openswan Users] KLIPS module

On Wed, 10 May 2006, Giovani Moda - MR Informática wrote:

> When using openswan with KLIPS as a module, I have to manually load 
> the module for openswan to use it or is there an automatic way for doing
> I just did a setup with FC4, and unless I manually load the ipsec.ko 
> module, openswan tries to use netkey:

> If I unload those modules and manually run
> insmod /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2108_FC4_natt/kernel/net/ipsec/ipsec.ko
> then openswan uses the KLIPS module.
> Is there a way to make openswan look for ipsec.ko first or should I 
> load the module at boot time?

We just tried to play nice with the NETKEY people, and made that the default
stack to try first. openswan-3.0 has an option in ipsec.conf to configure
the stack.

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