Description of problem:
I have a kernel module with the extension ".o" instead of ".ko", and bud cannot get the description with the command of modinfo on RHEL7.
But on RHEL6, I can get the correct information with the extension ".o".
In addition, I change the module name with the extension ".ko", then I can get information again on RHEL7.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
[root@localhost ~]# modinfo -V
kmod version 14
Steps to Reproduce:
modinfo: ERROR: Module splxmod-3.10.0-123.el7.x86_64.x86_64.o not found.
description: Kernel Hooking Module for ServerProtect for Linux (User Build)
version 3.0.1.0012 2014-08-04 09:04:54
Red Hat(TM) Enterprise Linux Server/Client 7 X86_64
author: Trend Micro ServerProtect for Linux User
modinfo from module-init-tools in RHEL 6 accepted modules with .o extensions since it contained support for older 2.4 kernel modules. RHEL 7 has migrated to kmod for module support, and kmod only supports kernel versions 2.6 and newer. Kernel modules with .o extensions have not been used by the linux kernel since Linux 2.4.
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