Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS)

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Enable sound for PXE Boot Client

I'm trying to follow the instruction here https://communities.vmware.com/thread/390022?start=30&tstart=0 to create a PXE boot client over PXE Server I'm able to deploy the server and the client is ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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How to parallelize dpkg for large dkms packages?

A lot of dkms modules which are installed as apt packages (e.g. zfs-dkms and openafs-modules-dkms) need a lot of time to build (> 5 minutes) and don't use any parallelization (at least not ...
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VBox on 14.04, Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

On Installing Virtual box on Ubuntu 14.04, I got following message: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Installation error

I am new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu14.04 a few days back. Whenever i installed any program in Ubuntu Software Center.It shows me a message as Package operation failed:The installation or removal of ...
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How do I fix this error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0 Error! Bad conf file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Does anyone know how to fix this Dkms.conf error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0. Error! Bad conf file. File: does not ...
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(vitualbox) Using vboxdrv setup failed

So, I tried creating an OS with VirtualBox, and I got this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission ...
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Copy drivers from one ubuntu to another ubuntu

Is there any way so that drivers installed in one Ubuntu device be installed in another device . Some type of transfer of drivers
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Problem in dkms installation

I'm terrible with Ubuntu, so I apologize of this is a terrible question to ask. However...while combating a wireless driver issue, I'm running the command to depackage the debian file by typing out ...
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Wrong patch for nvidia-331?

I tried to install the most recent nvidia-331 driver (ubuntu-x-swat repository). However, it seems like the installer tries to apply a wrong patch (3.10 patch, but I have a 3.11 kernel) -> the ...
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Recompile package (with applied .diff file) after every update

I have a .diff file which I use to patch unity source code and then recompile it, so I can remove trash icon from unity panel which is important to me. However after every update of Unity, the patched ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64)

After updating some packages in my machine (using aptitude), I got the following error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64) Consult ...
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Troubles with modules after upgrade to kernel 3.2.0-60

Everything worked fine until kernel 3.2.0-58. Then the update manager proposed an update to 3.2.0-59, I did it but the update didn't finished successfully (I was able to boot but windows with error ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: hspa-modem-dkms

I get this error whenever I try installing something Errors were encountered while processing: hspa-modem-dkms E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) And the installation stops ...
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What does DKMS do? How do I use it?

I've seen a few mentions about DKMS recently but it's not clear what it's actually doing on my system. What does DKMS actually do and how do I use it?
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 unable to run VM

Like Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) I am also having a problem I keep getting the following error : Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using ...
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Update to kernel 3.12 seems to fail: uname reports old rc7

I currently run Xubuntu 13.10 with kernel 3.12 rc7. Today I tried updating to the latest 3.12 kernel (non-rc), but this seems to fail. When installing the image and headers I see the following error ...
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What is HDA driver with DKMS?

After scanning hardware drivers, I see hda driver with dkms , and it asks if I want to activate it. I Googled it, but I can only find a generic description having to do with audio. Can anyone tell ...
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Uninstall ax88179 package

I've installed the ax88179 package from the PPA (since the ax88179 driver isn't in the 3.8 kernel). But now I'd like to install kernel 3.11.6 and this module is already included here. So I'd like to ...
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problem with VirtualBox

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I installed VirtualBox 4.2.16 on Ubuntu and I want to create a virtual disk but when I create a virtual disk by click on Start button, the error message appears Kernel ...
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Cannot re-install dkms in virtualbox

I have updated to Ubuntu 13.04 and now I can't run virtual-box I have installed dkms many times please help the problem shown is Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005) Component: Machine ...
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cannot update, cannot reinstall dkms [duplicate]

I wasn't too surprised that I would need to reinstall the virtualbox-dkms business. But I can't do that this morning, as the result of my apt-get update is: I wasn't too surprised that I would need ...
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Kernel & DKMS Virtualbox error

I've been trying for weeks now. I can't run my Windows XP virtual machine because of the error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not ...
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DKMS error when installing amd drivers

I need to install AMD drivers in my Ubuntu 12.10. I followed What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? (and I installed all dependencies from 12.04 guide) Here is my ...
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Where do I get linux-headers-3.0.0 for 12.04

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, so question may seem stupid. I have a module which used to work on my parents laptop. After several updates module no longer works, and I'm pretty sure, old kernel would ...
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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove ...
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Error when trying to compile broadcom-sta driver

I was updated my Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS kernel to version 3.5.0-18-generic so I need to recompile my broadcom-sta to work with the new kernel I was run ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure ...
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`Error! Could not locate dkms.conf file`

During a recent apt-get dist-upgrade of 12.10 I received the following error: Setting up linux-headers-3.5.0-19-generic (3.5.0-19.30) ... Examining /etc/kernel/header_postinst.d. run-parts: executing ...
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ZFS package (zfs-ubuntu) does not create zfs module?

I'm trying to use ZFS (zfsforlinux stable) on Ubuntu 12.04 x86_64 Server. I enabled the PPA, and apt-get install ubuntu-zfs works successfully. However, no zfs module is created and the zpool and ...
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How to remove old Linux kernel modules »tp_smapi«? [duplicate]

~$ locate tp_smapi /lib/modules/3.0.0-19-generic/updates/dkms/tp_smapi.ko /lib/modules/3.2.0-26-generic/updates/dkms/tp_smapi.ko /lib/modules/3.2.0-29-generic/updates/dkms/tp_smapi.ko ...
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Where can I find an updated asus-wmi-dkms package for Asus N56V?

I'm trying to use the answer for 166261 question. The suggested package ( install asus-wmi-dkms_0.2_all.deb.gz package (from http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=12057336&postcount=49) ) seems ...
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Does failing to build the “dell-laptop-natty-dkms” module on 12.04 matter?

I'm using 12.04 on my Dell laptop. I got a "system problem detected" message with title dell-laptop-natty-dkms 1.5.1: dell-laptop-natty kernel module failed to build . I'm not sure what this means. ...
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Kernel upgrade breaks Asus USB-N13 WiFi card Ubuntu 12.04

I compiled and installed USB-N13 wifi drivers using dkms. Everything was fine with the WiFi and I also had 1 successful kernel upgrade(3.2.0-24). Since kernel version 3.2.0-25 (and recently 3.2.0-26) ...
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How to fix “apt-get upgrade” errors?

I get these errors when I try to upgrade the packages installed on my Ubuntu system: m@m-desktop ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do I fix “sorry, a problem occurred while installing software blcr-dkms”?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running smoothly without any problems. Until recently, I have been receiving this pop-up stating sorry, a problem occurred while installing software Package: blcr-dkms Ubuntu ...
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Nvidia drivers don't work with mainline kernel

I want to try some of the new features in the btrfs filesystem, and to do that I need to use a newer kernel than is included in Ubuntu 12.04. To do that, I have installed ...
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Cannot load vboxdrv module in 12.04 and 3.2.0-23-realtime

I'm trying to start virtualbox without success, please give some advice on how to fix it: The GUI opens up successfully and I can add existing images but when I try to start a virtual machine, I get ...
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dkms: rebuild kernel module for manually installed upstrem kernel

I installed an "upstream kernel" (downloaded deb and installed with dpkg) because of an issue I have with the default kernel (see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/956918) Now the ...
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VirtualBox choking

I had VirtualBox running just fine but on the update to 11.04 it choked. I am running: dkms version 2.1.1.2-5ubuntu1 virtualbox-ose-dkms v. 4.0.4-dfsg-1ubuntu4.1 virtualbox-ose-qt v. ...
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Command to rebuild all DKMS modules for all installed kernels?

Occasionally, my system gets into a state where some kernels are missing a module or two, because DKMS somehow forgot to compile those modules for that kernel. Rather than spend time diagnosing the ...