[Openswan Users] Openswan and Kernel Source

Anonymous70 anonumous70 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 18:20:35 EST 2008

Peter McGill wrote:
> Well don't know why the natt patch failed, I don't use it myself.
> However, you must patch a vanilla kernel (one downloaded from
> kernel.org rather than one provided by your linux distribution,
> which is typically patched by the distribution maintainers.)
> As for still getting NETKEY, did you specify KLIPS in the kernel
> config. You must patch the kernel source, then use one of the
> make config options, I like menuconfig. There you must disable
> NETKEY and enable KLIPS either as a module or built in. Then you
> must recompile the kernel and modules.
> More details here:
> http://www.installationwiki.org/Openswan#The_Kernel_Build_Options
> Peter McGill
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: users-bounces at openswan.org 
>> [mailto:users-bounces at openswan.org] On Behalf Of Anonymous70
>> Sent: January 11, 2008 1:43 PM
>> To: users at openswan.org
>> Subject: [Openswan Users] Openswan and Kernel Source
>> I have tried patching a with 
>> openswan-2.4.9-kernel-2.6-klips.patch.gz and 
>> openswan-2.4.9-kernel-2.6-natt.patch.gz
>> Results:
>> 1. natt patch fails
>> 2. klips even though applied successfully I still get NETKEY
>> Thank you for your time and effort.
>> Anonymous70
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Thank you for your reply. 
- My kernel came from kernel.org  (thank you for making that point, I 
understand the importance of this step.)

Any recommendations on which version of kernel and openswan to use?

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