[Uber low priority] Linux 4.17.0 on aarch64

Riccardo Berto riccardo at rcrdbrt.com
Thu Jun 7 11:26:32 CEST 2018

On 2018-06-07 10:21, Roman Mamedov wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:40:08 +0200
> Riccardo Berto <riccardo at rcrdbrt.com> wrote:
>> Just want to report that I can't add a wg interface of type wireguard
>> with linux 4.17.0 on aarch64 (Raspberry Pi 3).
>> Error message: `RTNETLINK answers: Operation not supported`.
>> I'm using ArchLinuxARM. Downgrading to 4.16.x makes the issue 
>> dissapear.
>> This is not high-priority so please Jason, if you're reading this
>> message, move this issue further down in your debugging queue as I
>> believe almost nobody is using 4.17.0 on aarch64 right now. Maybe
>> they'll fix the error by themselves in the coming 4.17.x releases.
> Did you actually compile the wireguard kernel module? Or rely on 
> mysterious
> "them" to do so?

I compiled it through a dkms hook of pacman, the ArchLinuxARM pkg 
manager. It runs everytime there is a new kernel installation, being it 
an upgrade or a downgrade.

Those mysterious and shady "them" are the mainline patch submitters LOL

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