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Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS) is a framework to generate Linux kernel modules

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Patch 2nd Linux kernel: "module is in use"

how to patch kernel with a DKMS module if the module is 'in use'? The Kernel which should be used to get patched is not the one which is actual running on this machine. (uname -r) It is about hpsa ...
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Having trouble installing TP-Link AC1300 in Redhat 7.9

I am having trouble installing the driver for TP-Link AC1300 dongle in Red Hat. I followed this procedure for Ubuntu and it ultimately worked. Have been trying to follow the same steps in Red Hat, to ...
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nvida drivers disapeared during night (poweroff/poweron) DKMS cannot be rebuild

my setup inxi -SMG System: Host: zaphod Kernel: 5.14.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.16.0 Distro: Debian GNU/Linux bookworm/sid Machine: Type: Laptop System: ASUSTeK product: G750JX ...
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Why does my Razer Tenkeyless keyboard not get recognized

I have a Razer Tenkeyless keyboard hooked up to my Manjaro box but the configuration utility (razercfg) cannot find it. I installed the openrazer-driver-dkms with yay and followed the troubleshooting ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 3.10.0-1062.el7.x86_64 cannot be found

I am tring to install nvidia driver by the following command. sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-418.43.run --dkms -s Here I got an error as follows. ERROR: Failed to run `/sbin/dkms build -m nvidia -v 418....
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Virtualbox installation error in kali linux

sudo apt install virtualbox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: dctrl-tools dkms ...
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How to set up r8168-kms?

My OS: uname -a Linux debian 5.10.0-0.bpo.5-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.24-1~bpo10+1 (2021-03-29) x86_64 GNU/Linux Something is wrong with my r8168-dkms; every time I install some other package, this ...
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Why debian installs linux headers in two different places?

Debian have two packages for headers one architecture dependent and another is not. They install headers in /usr/src/$LINUX/common and /usr/src/$LINUX/$ARCH and consequently two directories: build and ...
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Centos 7 A start job is running rough DKMS

When booting on my Linux Centos 7, it stays stuck on the message A start job is running for Builds a... rough DKMS Do you have any idea how to solve it? systemd-analyze blame gives me the following ...
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Installing rtl88x2bu driver with dkms fails

I've downloaded the driver from official website, however I'm having trouble making it work with dkms. I cd into driver's directory, then: sudo dkms add . Which adds it correctly. However, when I try ...
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If I try to install any of 5.8.* new kernels, an error shows up: "ERROR (dkms apport): kernel package linux-headers-5.8.*-generic is not supported"

I'm in PopOS. If I try to install any of 5.8.* new kernels, an error shows up: "ERROR (dkms apport): kernel package linux-headers-5.8.-generic is not supported". I have this problem with ALL ...
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fixing DKMS, missing modules

running RHEL 7.8 with DKMS 2.8.3-2 installed, along with nvidia driver. I have this dkms status nvidia, 440.82, 3.10.0-1062.9.1.el7.x86_64, x86_64: installed (WARNING! Missing some built modules!) (...
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CUDA 10 and dkms on RHEL8

I want to install CUDA according to the info on NVIDIA CUDA toolkit site wget http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/10.2/Prod/local_installers/cuda-repo-rhel8-10-2-local-10.2.89-440.33.01-...
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Log file says 'make oldconfig && make prepare' on kernel src to fix - where do I run this?

I've been trying for about a week now to install the Nvidia 304.137 driver for Linux Mint 19, as I'm using an old tower that is utilizing a GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics chip. Here's where I'm at:...
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dkms module vboxhost-6.0.12_OSE not compiling on kernel 5.3

I compiled the new kernel today and when reinstalling my DKMS modules vboxhost-6.0.12_OSE failed with this error. DKMS make.log for vboxhost-6.0.12_OSE for kernel 5.3.0gee (x86_64) Mon 16 Sep 2019 01:...
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debian: add custom patch to dkms module

I have a kernel driver that fails to compile, I have a patch to fix it but every time I run dkms build ... the driver sources (in /usr/src) are restored, is there a way to add a custom patch to a dkms ...
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How can I deploy dkms Debian modules built during a build process?

I'm debating if I should put dkms on production machines along with all the build tools it requires. Seems like there might be security issues, or at the least added bloat when provisioning a new ...
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DKMS module uninstallable/ghost

I install wifi dkms module, remove the package, then install it back again since I can't modprobe -r it, and after reinstalling it, I still can't, all the while wifi works. To be clear, I've ...
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Realtek RTL8821 Ethernet card not detected by Kali Linux

When installing Kali Linux, an error message appears during the "Detect network hardware" step. The message says: "No Ethernet card was detected. if you know the name of the driver needed by your ...
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Fail to initialize plugin stackleak_plugin.so

I'm on Fedora 28, Kernel 4.20.14-100.fc28.x86_64 and trying to get a working dual-screen on a D6000 Dell docking Station. For now I have the following error while trying to restart the displaylink ...
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How to fix "amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel" when installing amd gpu drivers?

I am attempting to install the AMD gpu drivers for an RX 480 in Ubuntu 18.4.2. Whenever I run amdgpu-install or amdgpu-pro-install I get amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel. Link to make.log I ...
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Re-add ncpfs module to linux kernel 4.18, with Debian

I'm using Debian "testing". At my work we have a Novell network and we are "forced" to use ncpfs. With kernel 4.18 this module/driver was removed from kernel. Can someone explain how to re-add this ...
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Error! The dkms.conf for this module includes a BUILD_EXCLUSIVE directive which does not match this kernel/arch

I am using Debian testing and I followed this instructions how to install docker on Debian. However, I got an error during the installation: $ sudo apt-get install docker-ce Reading package lists... ...
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Installing external wireless card on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to use my TP-Link AC1300 external wireless usb with my ubuntu 16.04 distro (on Acer E15 laptop). I'm running into major difficulties as it does not detect my usb stick. yannik@yannik-...
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why can I not remove this dkms module?

I'm trying to remove this dkms module but am running into trouble. I run sudo dkms uninstall rtl8812au/4.3.14 and I get Error! The module/version combo: rtl8812au-4.3.14 is not located in the ...
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boot hangs at “Started Update UTMP about System Runlevel Changes.”

i've just upgraded my debian system from debian stretch to debian sid which not stable version so after i finished upgrading and try to reboot my system hangs at "Started Update UTMP about System ...
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OpenAFS suddenly fails: a pioctl failed while obtaining tokens

My afs client stopped working. I'm not sure why - maybe I ran apt-get ? Anyways: user@box ~ $ kinit user@IES.AUC.DK's Password: user@box ~ $ aklog aklog: a pioctl failed while obtaining tokens for ...
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Have to run insmod for rtl8812au after each boot

I use the rtl8812au driver for my wifi adapter. I have dkms setup so that after each kernel upgrade, it gets compiled. Here are the commands I ran to set that up: DRV_NAME=rtl8812AU DRV_VERSION=4.3....
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How to install virtualbox on Antergos

I'm trying to run Virutalbox on Antergos but I'm getting this following error Kernel driver not install Error shell I installed VirtualBox via the Archlinux Package Manager
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Can't install zfsutils-linux on newest Raspbian (July 2017)

Yesterday I installed the newest Raspbian on my SD card. Today I wanted to install all the packages needed for ZFSonLinux. First I installed spl-dkms, zfs-dkms, etc. Everything went fine. Then I ...
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dpkg-reconfigure virtualbox-dkms failure

After updating linux Mint kernel to 4.10.0-14-generic virtualbox is not working anymore. I tried to run "mobprobe vboxdrv" modprobe: FATAL: Module vboxdrv not found in directory /lib/modules/4.10.0-...
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Raspbian/Debian - Install .deb offline

I need to install a .deb package on a raspberryPi that doesn't have connectivity. When I try to install such package using: sudo dpkg -i <name>.deb I get the error: dpkg: dependency problems ...
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Trouble installing WiFi Driver in Kali Linux 2.0 rolling [closed]

I am facing issues installing the driver from https://github.com/pvaret/rtl8192cu-fixes for tp-link wn823n 300Mpbs wireless adapter (this adapter supports only upto kernel version 2.10 while I have ...
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DKMS stuck while installing new kernel, what shall I do?

I am on Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon 64-bit. DKMS seems to be stuck while installing new kernel for 30 minutes now, what shall I do? Kill the DKMS process? And then run dpkg --configure -a? Here is the ...
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Arch Linux: Why people do not do "make install" in PKGBUILD?

I'm analyzing different PKGBUILDs to learn creating packages for Arch. I saw in a lot of them, that they do make on sources, and then manually copy files in the different places with the install ...
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Your kernel headers for kernel 2.6.32-504.e16.x86_64 cannot be found

I have centos 6.6 installed on virtualbox. In order to use features like copy/paste, being able to share folders, etc, I need to install Guest additions on it. I've clicked Device -> Insert Guest ...
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how do I know if the kernel changed

I have a scenario where I need to recompile my display drivers after kernel updates. I'm trying to shome how automate it with bash scripts during boot time. so I need some sort of a way to know that ...
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DKMS modules never installed properly on kernel upgrade

I have multiple DKMS modules installed on my system, some of them mine, and some of them belonging to pretty major maintained packages such as Oracle's VirtualBox 5. What I've found is that on every ...
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Debian 8 VirtualBox / DKMS install problem

I'm trying to install virtual box using the method on wiki.debian.org and I'm encountering problems. When I execute # apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,') virtualbox I ...
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systemctl: Failed to execute operation: No such file or directory

I am trying to install wireless drivers on my Dell Studio 1555 (as per these instructions). In order to install the drivers the guide asks me to install dkms, which I did by running sudo apt-get ...
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Install DKMS on self-made Linux system

I am trying to install DKMS on a Linux system that I made from the Linux from Scratch and Beyond Linux from Scratch books. I've found the package source from here but absolutely no info as to how to ...
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Installation doesn't happen on new kernel versions?

I have several modules setup in DKMS which should be automatically installing to new kernel versions, but aren't. I'm noticing the same problem on all four of my home-brewed DKMS modules. Here's an ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst on Fedora 22 with GNOME?

today I installed AMD Catalyst on Fedora 22. After rebooting my computer, my screen was black. I have read several guidebooks, but I have not found a way to run "Catalyst" on GNOME on laptops. If ...
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Setting up a single driver to be automatically compiled with DKMS from kernel tree

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 with the HWE from Vivid, meaning I'm running kernel 3.19 for now, until 15.10 hits and the kernel is made available through HWE. I'm on a MacBook Pro and my particular Bluetooth ...
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dkms won't build fglrx

Whenever I try to build fglrx with dkms for kernel 3.18.22 I get the following: FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module fglrx.ko uses GPL-only symbol 'pci_ignore_hotplug' scripts/Makefile.modpost:90: ...
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fglrx kernel 3.18.22

I'm trying to compile kernel 3.18.22 and while the kernel successfully compiles I can't get Catalyst 15.9 to work. According to AMD's website it should work with anything up to kernel 3.19. The driver ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Kali 2.0 (Sana)?

Today, I downloaded "Kali 2.0" and try to install "Catalyst 15.7" using the following guide: How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Debian 8 (Jessie)? But for some reason after ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.7 (fglrx 15.20.1046) on Debian 8 (Jessie)?

A while ago I downloaded Debian 8 and I tried to install Catalyst 15.7, but when restarting the computer, I get a black screen on my laptop. I read that Catalyst has some compatibility issues with ...
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How to install AMD Catalyst 15.3 (fglrx 15.20.1013) on Fedora 22?

I to install the AMD Catalyst 15.3 driver in Fedora 22, since that is the only driver that supports the X11 server 1.17.
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How do I compile DKMS module for multiple kernel image versions in Debian?

I have versions 3.16 and 4.0 of linux-image package installed. During login I can select which kernel I want to boot in the "advanced options" menu item. However, when I install a DKMS module it is ...
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