[Openswan Users] Which kernel-version/openswan-version should we use?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Mon Jul 7 13:35:48 EDT 2008

On Mon, 7 Jul 2008, Stephan Mischnick (Prima - Systemtechnik) wrote:

> we use openswan already for several years with a kernel 2.2.19. Now we need to
> change our kernels cause of some updates in qos etc. We tried several
> combinations e.g.
> - linux- (gives us compilation and
> configuration-errors)
> - linux-2-6.22.19/openswan-2.6.14 --"--
> - linux- (kernel panic which ipcomp)
> Can somebody give us a clue, which combination is stable? No other patches are
> made to the standard-kernel from ftp.kernel.org.

openswan 2.6.x is becoming rather stable now for new kernels. Try 2.6.15dr2.

If you want to stick with openswan 2.4.x, then stick to kernels 2.6.22. I'll look
at backporting the ipcomp fix.


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