Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS)

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How to avoid manually reinstalling zfs after kernel update

I use ZFS and everytime the kernel is updated, ZFS is broken and the mounts are missing. I always have to follow this procedure, that I found on the net ...
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Failed to fetch linux-libc-dev .deb, dkms package

Goal: deploying a Ubuntu Server (minimal virtual machine mode) in VBox VM, also (trying to) install a graphic interface to work with a browser and some plugins. Packages used: xserver-xorg-core, ...
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RocketRaid 642l Driver Ubuntu 14.04.3

I am having issues installing the drivers for my rocketraid 642L card. What happens is during boot it just hangs and then the raid card makes a very loud beep until I reboot. Without their driver ...
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insmod to autostart

I have a 3rd party software. Right now, everytime I reboot my system, I'm forced to use insmod manually via shell to load the modules. I read a bit in the Ubuntu Wiki - DKMS and found this. So, I ...
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How do I install DKMS (and others) for my NVidia drivers on Vivid?

Today I tried install Ubuntu again (I haven't succeeded in weeks!) and I need my NVidia drivers to my GeForce GTX 970. I followed to simplest guide I could find: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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dkms hangs when installing kernel

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. I want to use MPTCP, for which I have downloaded and compiled the modified kernel (https://github.com/multipath-tcp/mptcp, branch mptcp_v0.90). I need at least kernel ...
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dkms does not remove package

It appears I am stuck in a loop with dkms where I cannot remove a package. See the following commands and output: $ sudo dkms status | grep alsa alsa-firewire, 3.11: added $ sudo dkms remove ...
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Do I “need” DKMS?

My Ubuntu based distro came with some VirtualBox stuff preinstalled, so I uninstalled it and it autoremoved DKMS package. From what I saw, it looks like useful package, but do I need it? Stuff like ...
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How to resize VirtualBox window [duplicate]

I know this has been asked in other places but im having some issues I have installed dkms x11 all off that but auto-size guest display is still grayed out My machine has 32mb of video ram reserved ...
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DKMS: Install Failed

Every time I upgrade the system and there is an update to the kernel I see the following error in the APT logs: run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.13.0-55-generic ...
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Unable to find an initial ram disk that I know how to handle

After upgrading to the next linux image, aptitude has outputted the following lines: Setting up linux-image-3.16.0-38-generic (3.16.0-38.52~14.04.1) ... Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring ...
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How to make a dkms module be picked up by update-initramfs update and be added to initrd?

I'm adding the EnhanceIO dkms module (available at github.com in the Driver/enhanceio subdirectory) by running sudo cp /path/to/EnhanceIO/Driver/enhanceio /usr/src/enhanceio-1.0 # editing ...
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TP-Link WN822n v3 (RTL8192cu) on Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 (linux 3.19.0-10-generic)

i've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 and i'm looking for a way to get the wifi adapter to work. The old ways of installing the driver using dkms don't seem to work anymore because of the newer ...
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Autoremove kernel: Headers are missing

While autoremoving an old kernel, I get: Removing linux-headers-3.13.0-45-generic (3.13.0-45.74) ... Removing linux-headers-3.13.0-45 (3.13.0-45.74) ... Removing linux-headers-3.16.0-30-generic ...
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How to add driver to dkms?

I want wi-fi driver (bcmwl) automaticly included into kernel after each update. Now I need to reinstall package bcmwl after each kernel update. Without it driver isn't loaded. How to configure this ...
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How to rebuild kernel?

Need to test if all my dkms modules will be included to kernel in next update, so now I want to repeat update process with current kernel. How to rebuild it?
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dkms skip version?

I am trying to run dkms with sudo dkms install -m 8192cu/1.9 but it wants me to provide the version number as well. There is no version number so it keeps failing every time I add the -v flag. Is ...
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dkms build error while installing elantech touchpad patch

SOLVED! Problem was me relying on dated patch, found the appropriate version here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1166442/+index?comments=all --> comment #137 ...
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Laptop LVDS (built-in) monitor not recognized under 14.04

I've been running Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell Vostro 1220 with and without various external VGA devices since 2010 with no problems. I finally tried doing a fresh install of 14.04, and my laptop's ...
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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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How do I fix a vboxdrv setup failure in VirtualBox?

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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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! 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 ...