[ovs-discuss] [ openvswitch-install ] Kernel module problem

Justin Pettit jpettit at nicira.com
Fri Jul 9 16:48:53 UTC 2010


It's very likely that you don't have your kernel headers installed.  You can try installing them with the following:

	apt-get install linux-headers-2.6.26-2-xen-686

If that doesn't work, you'll need to figure out how to get those headers installed and point that "--with-l26=" to them.

--Justin


On Jul 9, 2010, at 8:14 AM, Waqas Daar wrote:

> Hi, 
> 
> I tired to install the openvswitch with the kernel module. I am following the INSTALL.Linux. When I tried to configure the openvswitch with the following command. I got this error. Can you please tell me whats the problem.
> 
> #./configure --with-l26=/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
> 
> 
> configure: error: source dir /lib/modules/2.6.26-2-xen-686/build doesn't exist
> 
> When I checked the path the 'build' is not exist. 
> 
> Can you please help. I am trying to install the openvswitch on a debain virtual machine. 
> 
> I am really thankful to you for your prompt response. 
> 
> Thanks in Advanced. 
> 
> 
> 
> Best Regards,
> 
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