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Old 02-06-2005, 12:41 AM   #1
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Unable to open tun device after kernel upgrade.


I just finished installing the 2.6.10 kernel, and upon attempting to run penggy, an AOL dialer, under the new kernel, I get the following error

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Unable to open /dev/net/tun : no such file or directory(2)
Assuming 2.2 method
Unable to open a valid tun device using 2.2 method
fatal error, exiting
How might I go about fixing this?
 
Old 02-06-2005, 01:16 AM   #2
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were you using the default kernel before ( the 2.4 one)?
 
Old 02-06-2005, 01:29 AM   #3
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Yes
 
Old 02-06-2005, 01:35 AM   #4
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try penggy's documentation looking for something about 2.6 kernel's and see if it tells you what you need to do (possibly add a line to /etc/modules.conf?).

the newer 2.6 kernels use udev, which dynamically creates /dev as it locates hardware. the older 2.4 kernels used a static /dev/ (unless you were using devfs) so the /dev/ files were always there.
 
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I wonder if the new kernel has tun/tap support, which would be important for this.
 
  


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