[ovs-discuss] Compiled but invalid module format error

kk yap yapkke at stanford.edu
Tue Jun 22 05:14:56 UTC 2010

Hi Jesse,

Thanks.  It is the duplicate bridge.  Might be good to put this in the
installation instructions as a cautionary note.


On 21 June 2010 19:47, Jesse Gross <jesse at nicira.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 6:54 PM, kk yap <yapkke at stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to use Open vSwitch with Linux kernel 2.6.27-14-generic.
>> The autoconf and compilation went fine, but insmod results in an
>> invalid module format error.  Attached is the config.log.  Any advice
>> on how to get this done would be useful.
> It usually means that the kernel, compiler, or kernel config is different.
>  You could try running modinfo on both openvswitch_mod.ko and one of the
> modules that does load on your kernel and see if there are differences in
> vermagic.
> You can also get that message if there are duplicate symbols so you should
> check the output of dmesg to see if there is more information.

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