problem installing vpn client on opensuse 11.2

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Dec 9th, 2009

When i try to install the  vpn client i allways have this error when i try to compile

Making module
make -C /lib/modules/ SUBDIRS=/download/temp/vpnclient modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-'
make -C ../../../linux- O=/usr/src/linux- modules
/usr/src/linux- *** CFLAGS was changed in "/download/temp/vpnclient/Makefile". Fix it to use EXTRA_CFLAGS.  Stop.
make[3]: *** [_module_/download/temp/vpnclient] Error 2
make[2]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-'
make: *** [default] Error 2
Failed to make module "cisco_ipsec.ko".

Any idea


I have this problem too.
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@jsidwell@ Tue, 12/15/2009 - 10:26

There is a site ( that may have the answer that you need.

Here are the steps that may apply to your issue....

5. Do a uname -r to find the correct kernel-headers for your build.
6. Use synaptic to search and install the correct kernel-HEADERS, not source.
7. Untar your Cisco Client, go to the vpnclient folder and do a sudo sh vpn_install
8. Answer all questions, the defaults worked for me.
9. make sure you start the vpn sub-system with
sudo /etc/init.d/vpnclient_init start
10. Copy your .pcf profile to the sudo cp /etc/opt/cisco-vpnclient/Profiles.
11. Do a vpnclient connect (without the .pcf extention)

Hope this helps.


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