Re: networkmanager-openvpn will not connect

On Fri, 2014-07-04 at 16:05 +0200, Thomas Haller wrote:
On Fri, 2014-07-04 at 11:30 +0000, John Frankish wrote:
Using networkmanager-openvpn- patched to use libsecret, I am unable to connect.

After configuring the vpn connection using gnome-control-center, I'm prompted for the vpn password, but 
after entering it I get the error " Connection activation failed: the VPN service failed to start".

Running from the command line gives the output below.

The tun module is compiled into the 3.8.13 kernel I'm using (CONFIG_TUN=y), is this the source of the 

Yes. Seems like that is the cause of the error:

    if (system ("/sbin/modprobe tun") == -1)
        exit (EXIT_FAILURE);

I am not sure, how to fix that best(?)

Ignore errors from the system() call and check for
"/sys/class/misc/tun" ?

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