OpenVPN & LZO for the PPC LinkStation

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This article Based on work by frontalot and andre. Originally by andre. at

OpenVPN/LZO binaries for the PPC LinkStation. See and for more information. This package requires that you have already installed the files from Projects.DevelopmentTools and Projects.KernelModules. You may download the latest versions from the downloads area.

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This version is outdated and insecure. Please refer to the compilation instructions (in red) at the bottom of the page!


The current version ppc-openvpn-lzo-v2 features OpenVPN 2.0 and LZO 2.0.1.


  • GPL
  • LGPL
  • openvpn2-with-lzo-201-v2.tar.gz


  • etc/init.d/openvpn
  • etc/rc.d/rc2.d/S16openvpn
  • usr/local/include/lzo/
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzoconf.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzodefs.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzoutil.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo_asm.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1a.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1b.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1c.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1f.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1x.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1y.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo1z.h
  • usr/local/include/lzo/lzo2a.h
  • usr/local/lib/liblzo.a
  • usr/local/lib/
  • usr/local/lib/liblzo2.a
  • usr/local/lib/
  • usr/local/sbin/openvpn
  • usr/local/man/man8/openvpn.8
  • dev/net/tun
  • dev/tap0
  • dev/tap1
  • dev/tap10
  • dev/tap11
  • dev/tap12
  • dev/tap13
  • dev/tap14
  • dev/tap15
  • dev/tap2
  • dev/tap3
  • dev/tap4
  • dev/tap5
  • dev/tap6
  • dev/tap7
  • dev/tap8
  • dev/tap9
  • lib/modules/2.4.17_mvl21-sandpoint/kernel/drivers/net/tun.o


Uncompress the first tarball, which contains a README (etc.) and the tarball with the OpenVPN/LZO files to install onto your system.

tar -xvzf ppc-openvpn-lzo-v2.tar.gz
cd ppc-openvpn-lzo-v2
tar -C / -xvzf openvpn2-with-lzo-201-v2.tar.gz


Configuration files following the scheme /etc/openvpn/*.conf will be loaded automatically at system startup. Please refer to and for more information on how to use OpenVPN.

Compilation instructions

Get compilation instructions and required additional files here: