[Openswan Users] uncover the mystery about kernel patching?

David McCullough David_Mccullough at securecomputing.com
Wed Jul 1 04:09:51 EDT 2009

Jivin Andraz Sraka lays it down ...
> re
> I've noticed for some times now that it's quite "hard" get Openswan /
> KLIPS and NAT-T working with newer kernels. Last night I've also give it
> another try patching vanilla kernel with openswan 2.6.22
> klips/nat-t patches but without any success. Are there any guidelines
> what's "working" for sure and which patches are "apply-able" to which
> 2.6.x stock kernels?

With openswan-2.6.22 and any 2.6 kernel from 2.6.23 onwards,  you should not
need to patch the kernel at all :-)


David McCullough,  david_mccullough at securecomputing.com,  Ph:+61 734352815
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