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

Sven Schiwek mailinglists at svenux.de
Thu Jun 25 15:18:48 EDT 2009

Oh sorry my fault. After upgrading to 2.6.22 I haven't unloaded the old
module. Yea the new module starts without warnings.


Paul Wouters wrote:
> 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.
> Paul

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