Cisco vpn with Core 2 2.6.5 kernel
bob at interstudio.homeunix.net
Tue May 18 06:29:37 UTC 2004
Peter Eddy wrote:
> Mike Loiterman wrote:
>> I have searched high and low for a way to get the cisco vpn linux
>> version 4.0.3.Bk9 client to work with a 2.6.5 kernel.
>> I have tried the deadlock patch from www.anomalistic.org but it
>> doesn't work for me.
>> It worked great using a 2.4 kernel.
>> Does anyone have any other ideas?
> One thing which I would recommend you *not* do is spend money on the
> Linksys BEFVP41, the allegedly Cisco VPN compatible router. I want to
> use kernel 2.6 on an SMP machine and thought it would be worth
> spending the money for a hardware solution since the software client
> says that it doesn't support SMP or kernel 2.6.
> Well, the Linksys is crap, it looses its connection and needs to be
> reset twice a day and, despite it saying "VPN Router" on the box,
> didn't come with any instructions on how to use it with Cisco's VPN
> (and Cisco now owns LinkSys, they even have their logo on the box.) In
> fact it doesn't mention VPN setup anywhere. The HTML based UI is
> agonizingly slow and the VPN parameters don't match Cisco's software
> based VPN configuration. Total waste of money.
I have Linksys BEFVP41, doesn't need reset twice a day,
and have VPN running with PIX, FW-1 and Netscreen.
HTML based setup sucks, but i don't use it twice a day :-)
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