[CentOS] modprobe :: not finding existing .ko

Brunner, Brian T. BBrunner at gai-tronics.com
Fri Mar 18 16:15:48 UTC 2011

centos-bounces at centos.org wrote:
> Hi! I try to load an module that it is found in curent
> /lib/modules/`uname -r` tree ...
> root at sevcenco: ~ # ls -l /lib/modules/`uname
> -r`/kernel/drivers/crypto/padlock-*
> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 14296 Mar 16 19:37
> /lib/modules/2.6.38-0.el5.elrepo/kernel/drivers/crypto/padlock-aes.ko
> -rwxr--r-- 1 root root 10808 Mar 16 19:37
> /lib/modules/2.6.38-0.el5.elrepo/kernel/drivers/crypto/padlock-sha.ko
> but if i try :
> root at sevcenco: ~ # modprobe -v padlock-aes.ko
> FATAL: Module padlock_aes.ko not found.
> notice the change from - to _
> Any idea about this?
> or more abstract:
> have anyone succeed to use padlock (via) hardware with openssl (or
> other software) in centos?
> Thanks,
> Adrian

Thought: Link your padlock-aes.ko to also exist as padlock_aes.ko
Does modprobe now find the files?

Are there aliases in modprobe.conf that (in effect) map - to _ in module

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