openvpn2: "Cannot allocate TUN/TAP dev dynamically"

Caspar Florian Ebeling florian.ebeling at
Fri Aug 29 08:48:16 PDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 4:18 PM, Daniel J. Luke <dluke at> wrote:
> On Aug 29, 2008, at 6:02 AM, Kevin Ballard wrote:
>> If the kext is meant to be loaded by the system at startup,
> by IOKit matching...
>> it has to go in the System-provided folder.
> or a startup script/launchd plist can run kextload on it wherever it is
> located

That's exactly what I use now.

The package wants to put the kexts into /Library/Extensions, which is
/opt/local/Library/Extensions for us. That violates the mtree. Would
/opt/local/lib/{tap|tun}.kext be an good place to keep them instead?


Florian Ebeling
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