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Realtek Firmware Installation Error

Im working on an odroid HC2, which runs Debian 9 "Stretch". In my logs, I can see that there is a driver missing for Wifi: usb 1-1: request_firmware(rtlwifi/rtl8192eu_nic.bin) failed So i ...
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how to make the Debian9 load amdgpu module other than vesa

buddies! I have a hybrid laptop(sorry) with AMD A10 cpu (integrated with R5 graphic) and isolated Radoen R7 Topaz graphic. The Ubuntu 16.04.6 was run on this box more than 2 years.Ubuntu just ...
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How to build a specific kernel module?

I installed a kernel source from the official Linux kernel repository (http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.15.tar.bz2) and I recompiled it with some needed options to support the ...
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Why do some devices generate DRIVER==“” in udevadm info?

The goal was actually quite simple, I was trying to get a USB camera to work on Linux. After installing uvc, uv4l (bcm2835 kernel module I guess), it still doesn't work. Currently, I got the ...
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Automatic rmmod / modprobe based on dmesg parsing

I am using a MacBooPro10,1 Debian stable (default install with rsyslogd) system for which the trackpad eventually fails (pointer stop working) from time to time as can be seen : $ dmesg [...] [...
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How are Linux kernel modules installed into the Android system.img

I have a question relating to building OS images for devboards such as the Hikey960 and Hikey970. When building a Debian image one has to install the kernel modules built in the kernel into the ...
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How to force load kernel module (modprobe -f) on startup?

I would like to load a custom kernel module upon startup on my system (Debian 9). The vermagic string of this module does not exactly match my kernel version, but I can load it using modprobe -f ...
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can't load iwlwifi nonfree firmware after kernel update

My hardware requires the iwlwifi nonfree firmware for working wifi. With the latest kernel version however it stopped being able to load it. The last working version is 4.9.0-7 while 4.9.0-8 does not ...
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What do “ACard AHCI SATA low-level driver” meaning? What is “ACard”? [closed]

I run on Debian Stretch,my linux-kernel version is 4.14.13 Is this module never used(real loaded) in initramfs for desktop PC? The context is for initramfs and I have a very slow usb storage device(3....
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Installation of Debian 9 in Dell Inspiron 7559

I want to install Debian 9 in the aforementioned laptop but I know from my experience that it will not be easy (I have tried in the past Ubuntu but only Mint worked - I suppose that there is some ...
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How do you wii-u-gc-adapter working on 64-bit debian?

Following these guides (https://github.com/ToadKing/wii-u-gc-adapter/blob/master/README.md and https://dolphin-emu.org/docs/guides/how-use-official-gc-controller-adapter-wii-u/#Linux) - I've tried ...
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How to unload kernel module 'nvidia-drm'?

I'm trying to install the most up-to-date NVIDIA driver in Debian Stretch. I've downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-390.48.run from here, but when I try to do sudo sh ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-390.48.run as ...
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lsmod gives error: “could not get list of modules” on Debian running on WSL

When I run lsmod or sudo lsmod, I get an error that says: libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-module.c:1655 kmod_module_new_from_loaded: could not open /proc/modules: No such file or directory Error: ...
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Cannot get wireless interface to work

I cannot get my WiFi adapter to work on LMDE2 (fresh install with btrfs). # lshw -c network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: WiFi Link 5100 vendor: ...
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How to find the kernel boot parameter for a given boot configuration option?

I have a Dell laptop running Debian Sid. Current kernel (4.15.4) is configured to load dell_smbios as module (CONFIG_DELL_SMBIOS=m). This produces the followning error while booting dell_smbios: No ...
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Is “update-initramfs -u” needed after adding or removing a module with “modprobe”?

Most instructions that I find online about adding or replacing kernel modules in Ubuntu only mention modprobe and rmmod. However, according my experience with e1000e, the modification is reverted ...
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Debian Jessie (8) using the Parallels desktop

I have installed the Debian Jessie (8) using the Parallels desktop in the MacBook Pro host. It goes fine for some time and now I keep getting message, some of the required kernel modules are missing. ...
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Manually create grub entry for iso debian file : cannot copy cdrom

I'm trying to manually create my own custom usb drive, with a bunch of iso files on it, and a partition for data. I used the instruction I put here to create my key, but to sum-up, I have done a ...
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kernel compilation: generate modules.dep and map files

I am compiling linux kernel on Debian Stretch: cd linux-4.9.59/ make menuconfig make so far so good. normally, I would then issue make modules_install, to copy the modules to /lib/modules/. But ...
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Module acer-wmi blocks gamepad

OS Debian Jessie uname -a Linux Taomon 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.43-2+deb8u2 (2017-06-26) x86_64 GNU/Linux Notebook dmidecode -t 1 # dmidecode 2.12 SMBIOS 2.5 present. Handle 0x0001, DMI ...
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How do I disable a kernel module persistently?

So I had this problem with my new Lenovo ThinkPad 13 where it did not resume from suspension and hibernation. After 2 days of troubleshooting I found out that apparently a module called intel_lpss_pci ...
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Enabling Posix Message Queue

I'm trying to write a C application tha run on embedded linux device (debian os). I can't create POSIX Message Queue with mq_open() method, it returns an error "Function not implemented" with errno. I ...
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Is it normal that a modalias matches various devices?

Recently another user asked why they were loading the fjes module. While I was trying to understand that question, I realized that Linux is also loading the same module for me. Now, this is the ...
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dmesg - “new high-speed USB device” repeated forever [closed]

I am on Debian Jessie 8.5 64bit on a VAIO laptop. If I run dmesg on my system, I get the following: [ 1031.025538] usb 1-1.2: new high-speed USB device number 62 using ehci-pci [ 1031.293612] usb 1-1....
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crc8 undefined while compiling linux kernel module on Beaglebone black/Debian

I am trying to use the device driver for a TI battery monitor BQ76PL536 on my beaglebone black(BBB). The driver code is located here: https://github.com/tommessick/bq76pl536 . Although, the author ...
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How to compile against a custom kernel (Debian)?

There is a file version.h in /usr/include/linux. Many header files include this file and use the defines in there for their own ifdefs. However, when I compile my own kernel, I cannot see how this ...
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how to install module in correct location or say /lib/modules/`uname -r`

I have one package for which I want to create debian Package instead of compiling it every time. I tried creating it using dh_make and fakeroot but problem is it just hardcode the location where ...
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No wifi-interface on ThinkPad T460P with debian

I've just installed a new Debian 8.4.0 on my ThinkPad T460P and now I need to config WIFI. I've installed the intel driver with apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi but the kernel module won't load on ...
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Module vfat fails to load (I've tried the obvious fixes)

The module vfat doesn't load on boot, and attempts to force the issue with a modprobe vfat produce the error modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'vfat': Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (...
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Debian Jessie Wireless Driver Broadcom Restart (rmmod modprobe) BCM43142 [14e4:4365]

My Dell laptop, running Debian 8 (Jessie), has this wireless device: $ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) And it ...
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Autoloading a particular driver, based on a detected specific kernel

I need to write a script and determining its placement within Debian 7.9 filesystem. The script needs to be executed automatically on startup and, after checking what kernel is currently loaded (2.6....
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Upgrade Squeeze to Wheezy now no modules.dep

After upgrading Squeeze to Wheezy my server will no longer boot. I'm only able to boot, by selecting a previous kernel (2.6.32). linux:~# find /lib/modules/3.2.0-4-amd64/ -maxdepth 2 /lib/modules/3.2....
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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 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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Kernel modules for compiled kernel

I cannot find kernel-headers. For the first time I compiled and installed the latest kernel (4.0.3) on my Debian Wheezy, and now I am trying to install ndiswrapper using module assistant. For that, ...
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How to install Realtek RTL8723BE wireless driver on debian?

I installed Debian Wheezy 7.8 on a Lenovo G50-70 x64, it seems that I don't have the driver for my wireless card installed, the output of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. eth0 ...
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Sunix Low Level Parallel port driver not working

Background: I am currently in the process of updating a Industrial PC + software from Debian 4 (etch) to Debian 7 (Wheezy) due to hardware obsolescence, one of the few pieces of hardware being shared ...
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Debian Wheezy, issue connecting multiple monitors

I just recently migrated to Wheezy from Arch, everything has gone very well except I can't seem to get multiple monitors to work. Here is my setup: machine: Dell Latitude E6540 laptop graphics: 00:...
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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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Disable KVM Kernel Module while its still in use

In order to run a virtual machine, VirtualBox tells me to disable the KVM kernel module. I googled around and found out that KVM is included in the qemu-*-packages, but none of them is/was installed ...
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Can't losetup anything on armhf NAS

I'm pretty new to linux and chrooted my NAS with armhf architecture and tried looping device: losetup -f losetup: Could not find any loop device. Maybe this kernel does not know about the loop ...
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Failing to load a module on udev event

I have a pretty simple udev rule which is executed when a USB is plugged into my Debian machine: SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", KERNEL=="sd?", ACTION=="add", RUN+="/usr/local/bin/USB/t.sh \ %k" My t.sh is also ...
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Error while building Linux module of a wireless driver

I have recently installed Debian Wheezy onto one of my old computers to test it out and to become more familiar with Unix. To my surprise I enjoy the interface very much so far, but I have run into a ...
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Debian 6 NDISwrapper doesn't install correctly

I'm using Debian 6. I've been trying to set up the Netgear N300 WiFi (model number WNA3100) adapter but haven't been successful. The Ndiswrapper was installed from .deb packages which I downloaded on ...
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Wheezy: how to actually blacklist ehci_hcd?

I'm installing wheezy on a Thinkpad T41. Those are known to have USB2 related problems, which can be avoided by not loading ehci_hcd. But I can't figure out how to actually prevent ehci_hcd to get ...
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How to create Linux header for newly compiled kernel?

In Debian when I want to compile my kernel module I need to install linux-header-* package and then I need to write some makefile like this: obj-m := hello.o KDIR := /lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/...
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The curous incident of the missing ppa.ko in debian 3.11 kernel?

Ok. Running a version of LDME with a kernel of 3.11-2-amd64 ( basically debian testing). Suddenly with the installation of this particular kernel the module ppa.ko is gone. Further an apt-file search ...
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Debian Wheezy USB2 ehci_hcd

I have a friend who decided to switch to Linux from Windows. I was helping her to get up and running as quickly as possible but we ran into a problem which I can't seem to solve. She uses Debian ...
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Easiest way to upgrade my onboard NIC drivers on a machine without connectivity?

I was assigned a workstation where I work and I needed to install Debian on it. I chose Wheezy because the other machines I use also have it, but I ran into a problem. The workstation is a Dell ...
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Excluding kernel modules through /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf does not work

I don't want to load the kernel module nouveau on my debian box at startup, so I put the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist ttm blacklist drm blacklist nouveau I even did a ...