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Could someone give me the overview for adding to the kernel?

I've built my own kernels in Gentoo before so I'm no novice. I just did the dist-upgrade for xubuntu to 14.04 but alas the new kernel image wont support my Wireless NIC. Thank Goodness I still had ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, loading i801 I2C driver

I have a device connected to the following bus (I will discuss it once I explain what I'm trying to achieve), and I'm trying to debug the driver itself (generally it was working for earlier ...
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Why does my computer (almost) randomly power off? (GPU Kernel Panics?)

I've always had a problem running any sort of Linux distro on my machine. I'm a gamer and tend to spend most of my time in Windows and I have never had any issues when it comes to stability of my PC, ...
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modprobe foo_driver not found

i need to change my usb device product ID to make it work properly without recompiling kernel.. Using 13.10. But the command 'modprobe foo_driver' gives me 'FATAL: Module foo_driver not found.' What's ...
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Installing TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k

I just bought a wireless adapter and am still trying to install its drivers onto Ubuntu. I have looked up ath9k and seen that it is compatible with kernal module ath9k. I'm new to ubuntu and most of ...
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Unable to build kernel module in VMware 7

Unable to build kernel module. See log file /tmp/vmware-root/setup-7178.log for details. Apr 05 11:36:38.648: app-3076208320| Log for VMware Workstation pid=5555 version=7.0.0 build=build-203739 ...
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Loading a proprietary disk driver into Ubuntu Server Initramfs

I have a Revodrive 3 X2, and I am installing Ubuntu on it. I followed the guide by Alex Burgess for a complete fresh copy. I also topped this guide (which works perfectly when using the exact ubuntu ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.11.0-15 generic (x86_64) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have multiple GPUs (R9 280X, MSI Gaming 3g). I've followed the guides on how to install the GPU drivers correctly. Unfortunately, no matter what, during the ...
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How does the host assigns driver to a USB device?

Where does the enumeration happen? In /usb/core/hub.c ? After the enumeration occurs (the host detects and identify the USB device), how does the host loads the respective driver. Is it by using the ...
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How do I replace the TPM driver with my own version

I'm new to linux. My goal is to load my own TPM driver. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel 3.13.7. How do I remove the current driver (especially TPM_TIS)? How do I Make my own (command-wise) and ...
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Installing Linux Kernel Modules without plus + (on ARM)

Installing Linux Kernel Modules of Version 3.4.79, but I always get a foulder with 3.4.79+. How can I install it without the +? Doing it with make ARCH=arm INSTALL_MODULE_PATH=dest modules_install
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Cannot find classmap.h

When i execute: make modules i get the error: make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'. make[1]: Nothing to be done for `relocs'. CHK include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h CHK ...
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nvidia driver is not loading after kernel update

I downloaded Nvidia driver from Nvidia's website. I set up it under kernel 3.11.0-17. Every thing was almost perfect for me. It was even working after update to kernel 3.11.0-18. However I wanted to ...
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How to good and easy add all kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname -r) in Ubuntu Core deployment?

I would like to deploy "Ubuntu Core" (13.10) following the deployment instructions of "Ubuntu Core". This suggests - after installing linux - to add the kernel required modules to /lib/modules/$(uname ...
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Can't “compile” the makefile

This is the make file: obj-m += hello_pass_arg.o KDIR = /lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/build all: $(MAKE) -C $(KDIR) SUBDIRS=$(PWD) modules clean: rm -rf *.o *.ko *.mod.* *.symvers ...
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Will a kernel update overwrite my wireless driver from a newer kernel?

i run ubuntu Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit Kernel Linux 3.2.0-59-generic but I installed the wireless driver from backports-3.13-rc2-1. Now all works well. My question is about the kernel update ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ATI Driver

Good day, So i just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (i'm now to Ubuntu and even Linux systems, but i've bored of the lot of brainfuck with Windows systems) So, i installed Steam and then 2 games (Left 4 ...
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Error while installing kernel-headers?

I have a Linux kernel module which I am trying to compile. The module needs the installed kernel headers to install and is looking into /lib/modules/$uname -r/build folder which is not present. I ...
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why it is needed to update the linux-images in ubuntu

I had recently updated the linux image and kernel files.i found that after doing it,my system resolution becomes like a (without display driver) fonts,icons are big big..so....when entering to that ...
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Slow Internet connection

I have a D-Link DWL-G122 B1 wireless adapter with chipset RT2571, which corresponds to rt2500 driver in linux. However, because this specific driver is no longer available for my kernel version ...
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How fix ATI fglrx driver after kernel upgrade

I upgraded to the 12.04.4 lts saucy stack from 12.04.3: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-saucy xserver-xorg-lts-saucy libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-saucy That installed the 3.11 ...
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Compile and loading kernel module without compiling the kernel

I am trying to get hostapd working and it does not recognize the current wl driver, searching in internet I found that I need to use the new nl80211 driver. I found that my current system does not ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - driver for Dymo labelwriter 450 fastest printer

I have this super fast label writer printer which works perfect in Windows 7 but i need to use it in Ubuntu 13.10 because my Python software is only Ubuntu 13.10 compatible. But when i do printing it ...
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Disable bridge module from loading at boot

I am working with another module which can't work with this. So, every time I start my system, I have to do rmmod bridge I want to avoid that. If I open /etc/modules, I just find loop lp rtc ...
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How to make it wokr dvb-t usb a867 on kernel 3.13.3

I have kernel 3.13.3 and dvb-t usb tuner a867 based on chip af9035. What can I do to make this tuner work on kernel 3.13.3?
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Ubuntu - how to fix this problem with HP Elite 800 all in one? often i get black screen with mouse cursor only [closed]

How to get the desktop always? Instead of after reboot it shows mouse cursor only and black screen nothing else works unless i go to ctrl+alt+f1 and use it as command line. version: Linux ...
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Fastest way to reload graphics driver module?

I am trying to get my way around on graphics driver development, in this case for modifications on a DRM kernel module, called gma500_gfx. Every time when I have made a change to this driver, I start ...
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How do I compile only drivers from kernel source

I have my phone's kernel source and i'm running ubuntu in android. I want to compile drivers to ubuntu but when i'm typing 'make' on driver folder ,I encounter 'make no targets stop' error. help me :D ...
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Possible to get BCM propietary driver working with bcm4313?

Please forgive me if there's any answer out there and I just haven't found it. I've been reading up on this topic quite a bit (about a week,) google, ubuntu bugs, askubuntu, you name it... have ...
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What combination of Nvidia drivers and Kernel version is recommended for gaming?

I'm somewhat new to Linux, although I have a fair amount of experience. I've been having a lot of graphical issues lately, and figured that upgrading to the latest linux kernel and Nvidia drivers ...
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How do I tell the kernel which driver to use?

My wifi is behaving strangely (not scanning, not connecting to networks) to remedy this I'm trying to install drivers from Intel. The device is an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205. The documentation ...
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Can I use my Panasonic VDR-D100 in Ubuntu?

Is it possible to use a Panasonic VDR-D100 with Ubuntu? I have googled around and saw nothing related about it. The camcorder is so old. I want to be able to capture video with c++ but taught it best ...
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Propietary Nvidia driver kernel initialization error

Brief summary: I installed Nvidia proprietary drivers and at boot I see the splash screen and then it drops to the command line login screen. Details: I am running Kubuntu 13.10 and wanted to install ...
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Ubuntu Precise with Raring kernel, how to create deb? Precise or raring?

I wish to build a deb package (in order to install latest AMD proprietary drivers for my troublesome gfx card), given I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS precise, but with the raring kernel:Linux ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 & HP ENVY m6-1310sa, bad wifi connection

I installed Kubuntu 13.10, with the 3.11.0-14 kernel, to a HP ENVY m6-1310sa laptop. My wireless connection was unreliable; it frequently disconnected and could reconnect only after reloading its ...
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wireless duo issue

I've borrowed a Qualcomm Atheros AR5212/AR5213 external wireless card to use on long distances with external antenna, since my native Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g [14e4:4312] (b43 driver) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - how to apply kernel patch?

In Ubuntu how can i change this modifications safely? One manufacturer given me the PATCH to apply. "faulty USB2 cameras on USB3 Linux systems. patch" --- linux/drivers/usb/core/hub.c.orig ...
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Compiling in Ubuntu 12.10 ARM 7

I am fairly lost in compiling drivers (Modules) for Ubuntu from here these drivers work on the older 3.0.36 kernel so i would like to compile it for 3.0.8 by using the driver source provided. I have ...
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After apt-get upgrade system always boot to low-graphics mode

Some time ago I have installed xorg edgers nvidia 331 drivers for my Nvidia 420M with Ubuntu 13.10. Today I have run like always sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y && ...
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how to install Ralink 3290 wireless adaptor in ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Ralink rt3290 wireless card in my ubuntu 12.04 lts running kernel version 3.5.0-23-generic I used the steps showed in the question here. It installed successfully but later on I got error ...
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I want to compile a module on 3.13 for 3.11

I have 3.11.4 Linux kernel on my target machine. and I have source of 3.13.0 . I want to compile brcm wireleess module from source and want to install that on target machine. My both machines are ...
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How to update kernel of 10.04 with a modified kernel? [closed]

I want to keep the kernel I have but update my AACRAID driver (Adaptec controller driver). The instructions for installing the driver is to copy their modified driver to the modules directory during ...
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How do I install a kernel driver so that it is not loaded at all times?

I would like to install a kernel driver that is under development and I'm afraid that it could affect the stability of my system. So I would like this driver to only be loaded at certain times (when I ...
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Intermediate fan speed i8k

On i8kfan you have just two options of fan speed. What i want is to know if there's a way to set a intermediate(or more than one) fan speed because the high value(2) is too noisy and the low value(1) ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - is crashing the display not stable, how to fix it? [duplicate]

Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit latest version is installed in the HP EliteOne 800 all-in-one touch screen PC. Display is breaking over and over. is 13.10 stable yet? Its not working at all. Tried with Dell ...
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Wash and Reaver 1.4 does not detect AP Ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.8

Hi im currently having an issue with Wash and Reaver 1.4 on Ubuntu 12.04 I updated my kernel and my wireless driver(backports) for past issues and now everything works fine no more errors but one ...
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UPdating particular linux driver

Since i am new to this kernel tweaking i am stuck in updating the quirk to the system requesting some little time to help me on the same Currently i am trying to work with my kernel : I am trying to ...
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1answer
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How does Ubuntu periodically scan SCSI devices?

I'm hoping someone here can help me understand how Ubuntu 12.04.3 scans the SCSI bus periodically. I've enabled SCSI logging via this command: scsi_logging_level -E 3 -S 3 -M 2 When I plug in my ...
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Ralink RT3290 kernal panic after installing drivers

I have recently bought a HP m6 sleekbook and made it dual boot (windows 8 and ubuntu 12.04) But my wireless card won't work! Its a ralink RT3290. I've read countless posts about this and followed the ...
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Differences between the hardware driver and the kernel driver?

I am pretty new to Linux. I always see two terms hardware driver and kernel driver. So what are the differences between the hardware driver and the kernel driver?