[ovs-discuss] Cannot find openvswitch.ko

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Dec 19 01:18:01 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 5:11 PM, Hanoch Raviv <rotemadar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am trying to install openVswitch on Linux “2.6.24-26-generic #1 SMP Tue
> Dec 1 18:37:31 UTC 2009 i686 GNU/Linux”
> After doing the proper “configure”, “make”, and “make install” I looked
> under datapath/linux/openvswitch.ko and could not find the file.

Were there any build errors?

> Looking closely in the “configure” output I noticed I have no “openssl”
> installed. After installing “openssl” and the needed packages (“libssl0.9.8”
> “libssl-dev” “libssl-ocaml-dev” “libssl-ocaml” “cl-plus-ssl”) I did passed
> the configure but still no “openflow.ko”.

Are you sure that you are looking at the right set of directions?  The
OVS module is called openvswitch.ko so if you are looking for
openflow.ko that would indicate that you are looking at something

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