Is SuSE 9.1 still supported? The problem could be that the repo doesn't exist anymore, but gcc should be on your installation disks. You also need to install binutils if it isn't installed already. However there should be a package for openvpn. You don't need to build it, however if SuSE 9.1 doesn't have security updates anymore, install a more recent version.
By the way, if you run "echo $PATH" you can see which directories or in your PATH. Directories are usually added to PATH in ~/.profile with a couple statements like:
Last edited by jschiwal; 01-12-2009 at 06:54 AM.