[vpn-help] 2.1.6 Beta 6 Available ...

Stuart Hall stuart at daern.org
Fri Mar 5 08:46:38 CST 2010

Thanks Matthew. Installed and updated ok.

I assume that this won't change the suspend issue for now? I'm happy
to test this, but a failed test means a hard boot for my laptop, so I
won't put it through it until I've got a build that targets this bug



On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Matthew Grooms <mgrooms at shrew.net> wrote:
> All,
> I just posted 2.1.6 beta 6 on the download page. While investigating the
> suspend resume problems, I noticed some other issues that are now
> corrected. This includes a bug that prevented the daemons from handling
> device handle error conditions gracefully. In particular, when the
> filter driver unloaded, device handles were not being closed correctly.
> This prevented the drivers from unloading unless you closed all apps and
> services manually. Even worse, the ike daemon would enter a high
> utilization loop consuming 100% CPU and never re-open its handle. These
> issues have now been resolved.
> The other notable change was for the filter drivers to avoid problems
> related to the Transparent DNS Proxy Daemon. The Shrew Soft client can
> now be installed on the host computer along with VMWare or VirtualBox,
> and no longer interferes with guest VM's DNS traffic. This should make
> quite a few people happy since its a very commonly reported issue.
> Thanks,
> -Matthew
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