[Openswan Users] ipsec starts with warning "cannot adjust KLIPS flags"

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Thu Jun 25 14:23:26 EDT 2009

On Thu, 25 Jun 2009, Sven Schiwek wrote:

> when I start openswan 2.6.22 there is this warning:
> ----8<----
> $> /etc/init.d/ipsec start
> ipsec_setup: Starting Openswan IPsec 2.6.22...
> ipsec_setup: WARNING: cannot adjust KLIPS flags, no /proc/sys/net/
> ipsec directory!
> ---->8----
> What does this mean? The directory /proc/sys/net is available and
> contains some files.
> I'm using Kernel 2.6.30 and compiled openswan with default options.

That's odd. Are you sure you are not running a 2.6.22rc candidate? 
I specifically tested this, and Harald confirmed, that this was fixed.

Regardless, it is harmless unless you wanted to deviate from the standard
hidetos= and fragicmp= settings.


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