[Openswan Users] Compilation is OK, Klips doesn't load, help?

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Wed Jun 11 18:26:05 EDT 2008

> The command "dmesg" produces the following long output as shown below.

klips_info:ipsec_init: KLIPS startup, Openswan KLIPS IPsec stack version: 2.4.12
NET: Registered protocol family 15
KLIPS: can not register ESP protocol - recompile with CONFIG_INET_ESP
disabled or as module
KLIPS: can not register AH protocol - recompile with CONFIG_INET_AH
disabled or as module
klips_info:ipsec_alg_init: KLIPS alg v=0.8.1-0 (EALG_MAX=255, AALG_MAX=251)
klips_info:ipsec_alg_init: calling ipsec_alg_static_init()
ipsec_aes_init(alg_type=15 alg_id=12 name=aes): ret=0
klips_debug: experimental ipsec_alg_AES_MAC not registered [Ok] (auth_id=0)
ipsec_3des_init(alg_type=15 alg_id=3 name=3des): ret=0
BUG: unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address f8ea3860

That looks like esp4 and ah4 are either loaded or build into the kernel,
so KLIPS fails to install its protocol handlers. (It should not oops your
kernel, but the root of the problem seems to not being able to take ESP
and AH handlers.


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