[Openswan Users] !pluto failure!: exited with error status 128

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Jun 23 10:50:50 EDT 2009

On Tue, 23 Jun 2009, Zhiping Liu wrote:

> openswan 2.6.21 restart for serveral minutes. i found some error message
> from syslog:
> !pluto failure!: exited with error status 128
> and then openswan restarted itself.

There should be more logs in /var/log/secure or /var/log/auth.log telling
you what is going on.

Alternatively, you can define dumpdir=/var/run/pluto/ and make it crash
again, and then you have a core file in /var/run/pluto which you can
inspect with gdb.


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