[Openswan Users] xl2tpd and linux native pppol2tp kernel module

Paul Wouters paul at xelerance.com
Tue Mar 1 20:21:16 EST 2011

On Tue, 1 Mar 2011, Bradley Peterson wrote:

> Is it still the case that xl2tpd doesn't work with the pppol2tp (now
> l2tp_ppp) kernel module included in linux since 2.6.23?  Is it known
> what would need to be done to make it compatible?  It seems the module
> now requires a tunnel with session_id and peer_session_id equal 0
> first, but I haven't gotten any further than that.

We have not looked into that yet. I believe it is more that xl2tpd needs
to support the lt2p_ppp module, not openswan. xl2tpd still only supported
the pre-merged in versionf of pppol2tp.

Additionally, the fix also needs to work with the SAref code properly,
in the case of overlapping ips.


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