[Soekris] Hardware Problem net4801 + vpn1411

Jochen Eisinger jochen at penguin-breeder.org
Sun Jan 2 15:41:24 UTC 2005


Hi,

Tom Samplonius wrote:
>   The generaly conensus is that the vpn1411 and the net4801 work fine,
> as hardware.
who says that? on based on what was this consensus found?

>   But many have reported propblems with user-mode access to the
> vpn1411 has problems (ex.  ssh, openvpn).  But that kernel-model (ex.
> ipsec) works fine.  This issue apparently afflicts both OpenBSD and
> FreeBSD.  So, if you just use IPSec, you should be fine.  This issue
> is clearly software.
I read reports about ipsec failing as well (OpenBSD mailing list)

does somebody have a (maybe closed source) tool at hand to verify the 
correct operation of the vpn1411 card? Those opensource drivers are fine 
and stuff, but it's hard to debug them w/o any knowledge of the 
underlying hardware.

kind regards
-- jochen



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