[WireGuard] openwrt package - kernel >4.1 vs freifunk gluon

Baptiste Jonglez baptiste at bitsofnetworks.org
Fri Jul 8 19:23:55 CEST 2016

Hi Jens,

Glad to see that you found the OpenWRT package.

Unfortunately, Wireguard uses the udptunnel infrastructure, so it would be
difficult to port to kernels <4.1.  See this previous discussion:



On Fri, Jul 08, 2016 at 06:39:38PM +0200, jens wrote:
> in Freifunk gluon there is actually the kernel 3.18.29 used,
> (Freifunk . in case you dont know is a loosly very bog free wifi
> community in germany with something around 35000 TP Link routers which
> connect to master servers with different technology (like fastd l2tp ..)
> if i want to build the package i got this obvious error ... kernel 4.1
> or higher needed.
> Now i am wondering if its better to wait for newer freifunk-gluon
> packages with latest kernel
> (which could be some time) or go hacky steps towards patching the kernel.
> in gluon are actually 120+- patches for the actual kernel, many of them
> would be obsolete then i think, but it seems like a heck of work todo
> any suggestion ?
> https://forum.freifunk.net/t/wireguard-als-zukuenftige-vpn-loesung/12858/13?u=fuzzle
> https://github.com/freifunk-gluon/gluon/issues/816

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