[Openswan Users] Xl2tpd problem start_pppd: Unable to connect PPPoL2TP socket.

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Sat Apr 12 23:26:51 EDT 2008

On Fri, 11 Apr 2008, Emil Stefanescu wrote:

> Has anyone seen this or know the solution to it?

> I am using xl2tpd 1.2.0+dfsg-1 and ppp 2.4.4rel-10 . The openswan part works
> beautifuly but when I get to the xl2tpd part I get this:
> xl2tpd[16426]: start_pppd: Unable to connect PPPoL2TP socket.
> xl2tpd[16426]: Call established with, Local: 53577, Remote:
> 1, Serial: 0
> kernel: PPPOL2TP: <NULL>: connect failed: -2
> xl2tpd[16426]: write_packet: tty is not open yet.

xl2tpd needs updating to the changes made between the last pppol2tp patch
and the patch integrating into the kernel at 2.6.23.

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