[Openswan Users] Do I need to patch the kernel to build OCF with Openswan?
David_Mccullough at securecomputing.com
Wed Jul 18 00:49:52 EDT 2007
Jivin Ankit Parikh lays it down ...
> That's where I am stuck.
> I am using RHEL 5(kernel 2.6.18), Openswan (3.0.06).
> I have configured openswan now, but the KLIPS support is pending. I mean, I
> did make KERNELSRC=/lib/modules/'uname -r'/build module minstall and got
> errors !! So, that portion is remaining.
> So, do I need to apply patches separately, or make programs and make install
> would do it for me?
I can't recall your errors, but I would look at what "make kpatch"
does. You do need to patch your 2.6 kernel but I am not sure of the
details since I do not use openswan that way, paul or someone in the
know will probably sort you out ;-)
> On 7/17/07, David McCullough <David_Mccullough at securecomputing.com> wrote:
> >Jivin Ankit Parikh lays it down ...
> >> Hi,
> >> I am using RHEL 5.
> >> In order to add OCF to openswan, do we need to patch the kernel?
> >> Because, the patch is available for version 2.6.11 only and not for
> >> 2.6.18! So, does that mean that I need to recompile ther kernel?
> >> Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you
> >That depends on what openswan sources you are using. If you are using
> >openswan 3.0 then the patches should be included. If you are using the
> >2.4 series with the ocf-linux patches, then the ocf-linux tarball
> >includes the needed patches (ie., the 2.6.11 patch will apply to 2.6.18
> >without too many problems IIRC),
> >David McCullough, david_mccullough at securecomputing.com, Ph:+61
> >Secure Computing - SnapGear http://www.uCdot.org
> Ankit Parikh
> MS, Computer Science
> University of Southern California
> Los Angeles
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