[ovs-discuss] Fwd: OVS 0.90.7 build fails on kernel 2.6.31-14-generic

Prateek Jain prateek4tech at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 23:27:38 UTC 2010


Thanks, see the attached image, the vermagic output for an already loaded
module is same as the kernel module complied by me.

What else could be causing it ?


On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 2:58 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 02:05:56PM -0700, Prateek Jain wrote:
> > Thanks for your reply. I tried downloading and building 0.99.2 in the
> > mean time.  I tried building for kernel modules, the build was
> > successful, however the loading of kernel module fails with the
> > following error
> >
> > insmod: error inserting './datapath/linux-2.6/openvswitch_mod.ko': -1
> > Invalid module format.
> Probably the compiler you used to build the module is different from the
> compiler used to build the kernel.  Compare the "vermagic" output by
> /sbin/modinfo for openvswitch_mod.ko against that output for a module
> installed in /lib/modules/`uname r`.
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