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Questions tagged [dkms]

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

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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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How can I use DKMS to apply ACS override patch?

I am not new to Linux, but I am in completely uncharted territory with this one. I am working on creating a KVM with GPU pass through, I got it working but only after installing a custom kernel in my ...
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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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Help 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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Using dkms to patch kernel

I need to apply a kernel patch(https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/3/31/929) to get my touch-pad working properly. I am thinking that I should be using dkms, to do this. Most of the stuff I am reading is about ...
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Installing new NVIDIA driver fails

I hope this is as easy as an already answered question I didn't find on SE. So, I have an LTSP server running CentOS 6. Linux kernel version of both LTSP image and server are the same: is 2.6.32-504....
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Building kernel module using dkms, missing headers

I would appreciate, if anybody can help me. 1) I am trying to build kernel module for Ubuntu sever using dkms. Detailed manual is here. 2) When It is building module using this syntax: sudo dkms ...
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cannot reconfigure virtualbox-dkms

I have installed vitualbox on Debian Jessie according to instructions on debian wiki. By running: apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r|sed 's,[^-]*-[^-]*-,,') virtualbox During installation some ...
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Can't find vboxdrv on Debian Testing after installing Virtualbox.

Virtualbox refuses to load up any virtual machines, due to vboxdrv not being loaded. I have tried most things. From uninstalled everything virtualbox related, then installing linux-headers then dkms, ...
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virtualbox keeps showing error “Kernel driver not installed”

I'm trying to install a Windows7 guest on a Linux host with Virtual box. I've set my guest up but when I hit start, I keep getting the message: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox ...
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dkms versus module-assistant

module-assistant has been the de-facto method of compiling and building binary Debian packages containing kernel modules for a while now. More recently a comparable utility has appeared - dkms. If ...