[Openswan Users] [Announce] xl2tpd-1.1.05 released

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sat Nov 4 02:54:38 EST 2006

On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Jacco de Leeuw wrote:

> > I've been working on enabling kernel-mode pppol2tp (from the openl2tp
> > project) in xl2tpd.
> Can you explain what the advantages are of using (k)xl2tpd with
> pppol2tp, instead of the OpenL2TP userspace daemon?

unwrapping the ipsec layer and l2tp layer in the kernel and then
feeding the real packet onwards is much faster then throwing it
down into userland, only to strip a header, and feed the packet
back into the kernel.

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