VPN client installation?
georgy at bawetic.be
Tue Nov 11 00:22:09 CET 2008
> My school has a wireless network that's set up to work with our own VPN
> clients, and I'm trying to get my FreeRunner hooked up with a VPN client
> so it can access the wireless. The problem comes from the fact that I
> can't find any decent documentation on how I would go about doing this.
> I'm running 2008.9, and I thought I had found an ipk for vpnc, which
> turned out to be a bust by halting with the message "vpnc was built
> without openssl: Can't do hybrid or cert mode." Next, I looked up other
> VPN clients, which is when I found openvpn.
> openVPN doesn't have an ipk that I can find, so I found the source code
> and tried to compile it on my FreeRunner, but that halts with the message
> "configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables." I don't know if
> this is because I've install gcc incorrectly, or if there is indeed no way
> to compile from source.
> Basically, how do I get a vpn client onto my freerunner? Any one will do,
> I've been working on this for days and I can't find anything solid.
You can try to use the ipkg from here : http://ipkgfind.handhelds.org/.
They have openvpn and openssl ipkg.
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