Wireguard is broken by recent ubuntu 18.04 kernel update

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Thu May 21 03:51:56 CEST 2020

Hey Unit193,

Now would be a good time to bump the ppa for all the versions, as
downstream finally released the new kernel.


On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 7:14 AM Vasili Pupkin <diggest at gmail.com> wrote:
> The system is Ubuntu 18.04.4, and wireguard is broken in recent kernel
> update "5.3.0-53.47~18.04.1"... not sure why 18.04.1 is landed on
> 18.04.4 system
> # ip link add dev wg0 type wireguard
> Error: Unknown device type.
> And nothing is shown by "lsmod | grep wireguard' and "dmesg | grep
> wireguard"
> I've tried "apt install --reinstall wireguard" and "update-initramfs -u
> -k all" with no luck.
> Everything works fine with kernel 5.3.0-51

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