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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0003670GNUnettun librarypublic2015-02-11 00:36
ReporterMatthias Wachs Assigned To 
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
Product VersionGit master 
Summary0003670: Repeating error message: operation not permitted
DescriptionOn my system configure with "--with-sudo" I get the error repeating every second:

Error with ioctl on `/dev/net/tun': Operation not permitted
Fatal: could not initialize tun-interface `vpn-gnunet' with IPv6 1234::1/32 and IPv4
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Christian Grothoff

2015-02-10 17:47

manager   ~0008860

Well, it is possible that your system simply doesn't allow the TUN device (some kernels don't have support for it). In that case, we should probably just ensure that there is an exponential back-off in the attempts to init it.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2015-02-10 15:46 Matthias Wachs New Issue
2015-02-10 17:47 Christian Grothoff Note Added: 0008860
2015-02-11 00:36 Christian Grothoff Priority normal => low
2015-02-11 00:36 Christian Grothoff Severity minor => tweak
2015-02-11 00:36 Christian Grothoff Status new => acknowledged
2015-02-11 00:36 Christian Grothoff Product Version => Git master