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#1 2003-11-04 04:17:54


Cisco VPN error compiling

[root@ATHLONXP vpnclient]# modprobe cisco_ipsec
/lib/modules/2.4.22-ck2/CiscoVPN/cisco_ipsec: The module you are trying to load (/lib/modules/2.4.22-ck2/CiscoVPN/cisco_ipsec) is compiled with a gcc
version 2 compiler, while the kernel you are running is compiled with
a gcc version 3 compiler. This is known to not work.
/lib/modules/2.4.22-ck2/CiscoVPN/cisco_ipsec: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.22-ck2/CiscoVPN/cisco_ipsec failed
/lib/modules/2.4.22-ck2/CiscoVPN/cisco_ipsec: insmod cisco_ipsec failed

This is the error I receive after compiling and install the Cisco VPN client.  I had the same problem on CRUX linux.  Never had an issue on Debian or RH. ANy ideas?

Greg B

#2 2003-11-04 04:32:20

From: Middle of Canada
Registered: 2002-08-20
Posts: 2,975

Re: Cisco VPN error compiling

i assume this vpn was installed from a precompiled binary?

the error message tells all. they compiled their vpn with gcc 2.x.x while arch and crux both use gcc 3.x.x. red hat and debian both have gcc2.95 which can run beside gcc3.x.x. likely the kernels you used in those distros were compiled with gcc 2.x.x

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#3 2003-11-04 05:07:49


Re: Cisco VPN error compiling

Actually, on Debian I custom compiled my own kernel as well from the unstable tree (which is gcc 3.x).  And from what I can tell from the cisco install script the module is compiled as well.


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