[Bro] Module pf_ring not found.

Justin Azoff JAzoff at albany.edu
Wed Apr 30 09:02:36 PDT 2014

On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:45:25AM -0400, John Hoyt wrote:
> I went back and re-ran make install from the kernel directory and got the
> following output:
> mkdir -p /lib/modules/3.8.0-38-generic/kernel/net/pf_ring
> cp *.ko /lib/modules/3.8.0-38-generic/kernel/net/pf_ring
> cp linux/pf_ring.h /usr/include/linux
> /sbin/depmod 3.8.0-38-generic
> Then I re-ran the command:
> modprobe pf_ring enable_tx_capture=0 min_num_slots=32768
> And got the error: 
> FATAL: Error inserting pf_ring (/lib/modules/3.8.0-38-generic/kernel/net/
> pf_ring/pf_ring.ko): Invalid module format

Ah, try doing a make clean and then a make install. That should install
a working module build for the right kernel.

> Then, I went back through the steps of re-running make install, beginning with
> the directoryPF_RING-5.6.1/userland/lib 

Your problem is with the kernel module so reinstalling the stuff in lib/
would not have helped.

-- Justin Azoff

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