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OpenVPN Setup without modular kernel possible?

02-04-2009, 21:08
I have actually been following that tutorial and using my own knowledge I managed to get OpenVPN working by recompiling the kernel myself.

That tutorial is a really in-depth way of doing things and for anyone looking to do it, you should really follow this one.

Thanks for the help guys.

02-04-2009, 16:27
Have a look at this website:

It includes instructions if you can't modprobe the tun module.

02-04-2009, 11:58
Hi Kaotix

Yes the OVH Kernel is Static, however the easiest thing to is to compile a Kernel that supports modules. There are few guides on here if you search about recompiling the kernel.

02-04-2009, 00:38
I am trying to get OpenVPN working on my new Kimsufi but as the default Debian OS on my server is the OVH one and is not modular I have been so far unable to get OpenVPN working at all.

Can any offer a solution to this or an alternative to OpenVPN maybe?
I'd really appreciate some help.