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Re: tun device on 2.6?

On Wed, 3 Mar 2004 10:28:01 -0600 
Michael Kahle <michael.kahle@scc-wi.com> wrote:

> Hello Bradley,
> Bradley Alexander wrote:
> > I have just built a Sparc Ultra 2 with unstable and a locally 
> > compiled 2.6.3 kernel. I am trying to run openvpn, which requires use
> > of the tun device. I set up /dev/net/tun as noted in the kernel 
> > documentation, but when I try to bring the device up by hand, I get 
> >
> > [root@neghvar net]# ifconfig tun0 up
> > tun0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device
> Did you compile the "Universal TUN/TAP device driver support" into the
> kernel when you built your kernel?  I would first check this.  You can find
> it under "Networking Support > Network Device Support" in menuconfig, or
> whatever you use for configuring the kernel.

I did. In fact it is compiled in rather than as a module.

> Michael
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