FreeBSD 5.3 IPSec

Bjoern A. Zeeb bzeeb-lists at
Mon Oct 4 09:25:12 PDT 2004

On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Sergey Smitienko wrote:


> I'm having problem with an IPSec connection between two test hosts running
> 5.3-BETA3 using isakmpd.
> Both kernels are GENERIC with IPSEC/IPSEC_ESP options additions. As far as I
> understand from
> the isakmpd debug output it does negotiate a connection and then fails to
> setup kernel to use encryption
> between this two hosts.

looks like the same problem a lot of racoon users had seen. It should
go away if you update to BETA7 or apply following patch:

If updating or patching is not an option you need to at least compile
a new kernel. The workaround was to compile the kernel with MSIZE=512 I
think. You should be able to find it in the archives of last month
from current at .

Bjoern A. Zeeb				bzeeb at Zabbadoz dot NeT

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