[ovs-dev] [PATCH] doc: Add information about module format errors.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Tue Jun 22 21:00:21 UTC 2010


On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 01:37:35PM -0700, Jesse Gross wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 01:14:21PM -0700, Jesse Gross wrote:
> > > > An "invalid module format" error message can mean that a module
> > > > that exports the same symbols as us is already loaded.
> > >
> > > Your patch came through when I was in the middle of writing up a
> similar
> > > patch.  But mine has more details.
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > >
> >
> > Your version is probably more useful.  One reason that I was
> intentionally a
> > little vague is that the bridge is not the only module that exports the
> same
> > symbols - this question has come up before and the problem was the
> OpenFlow
> > reference implementation's module.
>
> Good point.
>
> Here's a revised version then.  (I actually tested this against OpenFlow
> 0.9.0, the last official release to include a kernel module, so I know
> that the advice is correct.)
>

Looks good, thanks.
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