3 Replies Latest reply: Jul 30, 2012 6:31 PM by Avi Miller-Oracle RSS

    Oracle Linux 6.3 TIPC LKM is missing...

      Hi All,

      Does anyone know what has happened with the tipc loadable kernel module in OL 6.3?

      In 6.2, it was here:

      # ls -lh /lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/net/tipc/tipc.ko
      -rwxr--r--. 1 root root 218K Dec 10 2011 /lib/modules/2.6.32-300.3.1.el6uek.x86_64/kernel/net/tipc/tipc.ko

      But in 6.3, it is not longer present anywhere:

      # uname -a
      Linux OpenSAFfire1 2.6.39-200.29.2.el6uek.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Jul 14 10:50:56 EDT 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

      # find / -name tipc.ko

      The software I am trying to run (http://devel.opensaf.org/), uses the follow logic on startup to load the tipc module:

      TIPC_MODULE=/lib/modules/$(uname -r)/kernel/net/tipc.ko

      function tipc_configure ()
      echo "Inserting TIPC mdoule..."

      if ! test -f "$TIPC_MODULE" ; then
      modprobe tipc
      insmod "$TIPC_MODULE"

      So if the tipc module is not found, it attempts to use modprobe:

      # modprobe tipc
      FATAL: Module tipc not found.