I need to use VTUN and my solution requires tun/tap kernel modules.

Posted April 29, 2013 4.4k views
I posted this question in IRC and found that DO doesn't allow custom kernels. Is there any other solution to this problem? My droplet is a 32 version of Ubuntu Server 12.10.

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The solution that I found is to use the CentOS 6.4 droplet.

[root@do ~]# lsmod | grep tun
tun 13639 0

You probably don’t need the module, itself. tap/tun is already compiled monolithically into the kernel (at least for Ubuntu 14.04):
root@basidium:/proc# dmesg | egrep -i “tap|tun”
[ 0.643525] tun: Universal TUN/TAP device driver, 1.6
[ 0.643869] tun: © 1999-2004 Max Krasnyansky