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Subject: Re: Problems on Linux/alpha
From: Roberto Nibali <ratz,AT,tac,DOT,ch>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 12:33:13 +0200
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.44L.0208291010380.19938-100000@wigwam.lugs.ch>

Hello Beat,

> More a 64bit then a endianess problem. Alpha is (like i386) a
> little endian machine. sparc on the other hand (surprise) is big
> endian.

Slaps forehead! Sorry, the coffee machine is broken currently.

> I know the differencies in Cipe, OpenVPN, VTun and FreeSWAN - but
> in this case, I like the simple use of Cipe. If I'll be able to
> get the encryption back, I would'nt change :-)

Well, I kinda think the same and even if there where problems with the 
decoupling of skb's in the kernel you would have noticed that long before 
installing cipe. Oh well, today wasn't a good day to start with :)

So my next guess would be your proposal with the 64bit issues. It could be 
the wrong bits get flushed during a shift or so but to find this out you will 
need to add some debugging code into the decryption part of cipe.

I guess I'm not of a big help so far, sorry.

Best regards,
Roberto Nibali, ratz
echo '[q]sa[ln0=aln256%Pln256/snlbx]sb3135071790101768542287578439snlbxq' | dc

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