modprobe is a Linux program and used to add a loadable kernel module (LKM) to the Linux kernel or to remove an LKM from the kernel.

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SD card not working :[ 249.480884] mmc0: error -5 whilst initialising SD card

I have an issue with my recent Ubuntu. Actually I have all drivers (USB, WiFi, etc ) working fine however when I insert the SD I can't detect it. Also I find the following error kernel log: [ ...
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USB ports are not working ubuntu 15.10

All my USB ports went dead on my DELL laptop (Ubuntu 15.10). Power is still coming out of ports but the devices are not recognised including USB-mouse, External hard drive, pendrive etc. Not a problem ...
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Blacklisting a module only for specific kernel versions?

When I boot a 4.4.x kernel, I want to make sure that the buggy staging driver r8723au is blacklisted, in favor of the much-improved mainline rtl8xxxu. However, when I boot an older 4.2.x kernel, I'll ...
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Error while running 'modprobe -v usb-storage' during 16.04 install

This is a server which already has 32 bit Ubuntu 14 installed but I would like to reinstall with 64 bit which it does support. I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 as I have done many times before but ...
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/etc/modprobe.d/ conf file ignored

I am trying to add a module option for the amdgpu module, but it is seemingly ignored. /etc/modprobe.d/amdgpu.conf contents: options amdgpu audio=1 Relevant output from modprobe -c | grep amdgpu, ...
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14.04 LTS Server - Ubuntu won't complete boot for no clear reason

My Ubuntu 14.04 server does not boot anymore and I have not been able to find a clear reason for that in the logs. I do not have physical access to the server, however I can start a rescue GRML live ...
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How to load “snd-hda-intel” at startup

I always have to type in sudo modprobe snd-hda-intel in order to get my sound card to work I have already tried the solution to append snd-hda-intel to /etc/modules with sudo sh -c 'echo ...
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Can't initialize iptables table `filter': Table does not exist (do you need to insmod?)

I'm trying to open up port 1900 for UDP in order for the Echo to be able to discover the HA Bridge using the following command but I get errors. What is the best solution to fix this? ...
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Multiple audio cards && snd-emu10k1 module

Hello and thanks for reading, Recently I wanted to try out Ubuntu Studio for audio related stuff and had some problems with my sound card (EMU 1212M PCI) though the module is not only available but ...
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ubuntu 15.10 software update stuck

I was doing a regular software update as prompted by the updater. However, the updater stuck in the middle of the process. Looking the the details shows that it seems to stuck at run-parts (See ...
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How to pair Wiimote in Ubuntu 15.10?

there are other posts about the Wiimote pairing, but none of the answers helped me, most of them are form ubuntu 12.10 and ubuntu 10.04 soe they are pretty old. the question is that Wiimote should be ...
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Swap a module at boot

I am trying to use a version of bbswitch hacked for a T450s mentioned in this issue on bumblebee-project/bbswitch. It works well and now my Nvidia 940m card turns off properly. To install it I run ...
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modprobe error FATAL: Error inserting : Invalid argument

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my ARM board. I recompiled the kernel recently. Even after recompiling the kernel, I was able to load modules using modprobe device_name. For example, modprobe rtlwifi. ...
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Could not open builtin file modules.builtin.bin

I was trying to run modprobe fuse. But could not get it to run. The output - sudo modprobe fuse modprobe: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod.c:508 kmod_lookup_alias_from_builtin_file() could not open ...
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How to permanently set /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags

I have edited /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags to allow my cifs mounts to mount correctly. (I had to use value 0x81). To edit SecurityFlags I type 'modprobe cifs' which then lets me see the /proc/fs/cifs ...
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br_netfilter missing in ubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem when running docker.io: Running modprobe bridge nf_nat br_netfilter failed with message: modprobe: WARNING: Module br_netfilter not found. I tried running modprobe ...
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How to load a module in initrd?

I want to explicitly load a module (say, netconsole) during the initrd stage, similarly to /etc/modules in the main system startup procedure. First, I checked that the initrd in my system already ...
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Unable to load Kernel module "uio:

I am using a Ubuntu-14.04 server image. I want to load kernel module name "uio" but I am getting the following error. sudo modprobe uio modprobe: FATAL: Module uio not found.
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Why does my cursor vanish everytime I reboot my laptop?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I also have Windows 7 installed on my laptop. I observe that everytime I make a reboot the cursor vanishes. I have to press 'Ctrl' + 'F1', then going to 'Terminal' I have to ...
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How to fix modprobe?

I followed some instructions, like a typical noob, in trying to assign a tty/USB0 to my la crosse technology USB device. Instead, I guess I was installing a modprobe for an "ipaq" (I thought it was a ...
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must sudo modprobe after reboot

My wierless card is up and working. After each reboot i need to sudo modprobe rt5592sta I have searched and it looks like sudo su echo ndiswrapper >> /etc/modules exit should work. I tried ...
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modprobe loads incorrect directory, or maybe it's depmod generating the wrong directory path? Linux can't locate modules.dep either way!

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (disc check and md5sums all OK) I get this error on startup, which renders the mouse and keyboard non-functional after booting from grub; modprobe: FATAL: Could ...
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Can't build Ubuntu Kernel: Why does “make mrproper” get rid of debian directory? How do I build a Ubuntu/Trusty kernel without debian/rules?

I've been trying to build a Ubuntu Kernel for the past several weeks. (Actually, I don't need the kernel, I just need snd-aloop.ko, which is missing from the Ubuntu 14 server distributions, it's in ...
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Internet connection does not start automatically

Few months ago I had a problem with my internet connection in my Ubuntu 14.04. Currently, the connection does not start until I execute this command: sudo modprobe r8169 How can I fix this so that ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update 14.10

I am having exactly the same problem with the touchpad after upgrading to 14.10, a solution was suggested in Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update the manual solution of executing ...
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Need Help to troubleshoot building of custom kernel on Ubuntu 14.04

I need some help about building a custom kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). It is not my first time to compile kernels, but I faced the problem to build only on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to build ...
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Alternative to running rmmod and modprobe at every boot

My touchpad isn't properly recognized unless I manually run rmmod psmouse modprobe psmouse at every boot. Surely there must be a better way? Note: This question seems related, but in this case ...
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fstab executes before a required mod is loaded (vmhgfs)

I'm running Trusty Server 64bit in VMware and am trying to get shared folders to load on startup. The problem I'm seeing is that the required module vmhgfs does not get loaded until after fstab is ...
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How to prevent a module from being loaded

So I have to use a command every time I boot my laptop in order to my wireless to work. the command is: sudo modprobe -r acer-wmi I found that this is a common type of question but I didn't find a ...
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Revert modprobe -r wlan0

I followed some instructions hoping it will help me extend my battery life, as my Wi-Fi card takes a comparatively large amount of power. In doing so, I was told to execute "modprobe -r wlan0" without ...
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Kernel module needs to be reloaded after boot

I just got my ALPS Touchpad on my Lenovo Flex 2 working (xinput returned "PS/2 Generic Mouse", now it returns two devices: "ALPS PS/2 Device" and "ALPS PS/2 Device") But after rebooting my system it ...
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Cannot manage to install exfat-nofuse

I'm using lubuntu, but still think it's very similar to ubuntu. I need to install exfat-nofuse as my NAS has exfat format. I followed these instructions on this post: ...
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kernel panic occured after installing wifi driver

I have exactly this problem. I retype some of it in case link goes offline. I have notebook lenovo E540. I think I'm using 14.04.1 LTS (didn't check) and kernel 3.13.0-35. My wifi stoped working after ...
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Load a Kernel module multiple times in 14.04 LTS?

the original modprobe command had a switch -o to rename a module when loading it into the kernel. This was useful for modules that needed to be loaded multiple times. e.g. modprobe bonding -o bond0 ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update

I have found this solution from a thread a while ago but its temporary fix only: This seems to be a bug in 12.04.2. As stated in comments, a simple fix would be unloading the mouse driver ...
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Realtek RTL8187B stopped working

I have Ubuntu 13.10 Server running 3.11 kernel I had RTL8187B working out of the box but after installing Atheros driver (for another adapter) my RealTek stopped working, I used BackPorts to install ...
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Sierra WWAN Kernel Module Acting Strangely

So a few days ago I installed Zorin OS (basically, Ubuntu with a Windows-like desktop environment) on my grandmother's computer to save it from the slowness of Windows 7. Now, since she uses an ...
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Modprobe: 'Invalid nodule format', yet works after insmod

I am having a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 not properly recognising a custom made kernel module. The kernel module is a spoof of raw1394. So that programs that look for the presence of a raw1394 module ...
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Modprobe ndiswrapper error

I'm trying to get my wusb300n card working on my desktop. I've downloaded ndiswrapper-1.59 and when I run make, everything goes fine except for a warning WARNING: "mcount" ...
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“Could not open moddep file '/lib/modules/3.XX-generic/modules.dep.bin'” when mounting using a loop

Running 14.04 in virtualbox 4.3.8 Unable to detect the guest additions.iso when i selected the guest additions.iso in the IDE Secondary Master. No problem, so I used wget and downloaded the iso into ...
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How to make modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp persist a reboot

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but to get outbound active FTP connections through our firewall we need to run the following: sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp I learned this trick from ...
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Wireless dropouts or rebooting requires modprobe

I'm trying linux for the first time in years so I've very rusty in terminology. I've managed to get my wireless pci card working, but it has random dropouts that prevent the card from working until I ...
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Touchpad doesn't work but is recognized. After modprobe, it works but isn't recognized

I'm having a kind of controversial problem here. I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and my touchpad does not works. I've already tried some fixes that I found but none of them worked perfectly. ...
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Blacklisting roccat module

I want the hid_roccat_ryos to not load under kernel 3.8.0. I could blacklist the mouse module hid_roccat_kovaplus successfully, but the ryos module, which prevents any external keyboard from working, ...
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Synaptics error “no touchpad found” at startup on HP laptop

I know there are a lot of topics on the synaptics touchpad not working, but I can't seem to find the answer to my problem anywhere. Please forgive me if I missed it. Here is what happened. After ...
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USB to Serial adapter doesn't works

I have a USB to serial adapter. It works OK with my desktop computer, but no on my laptop. My desktop PC is a generic computer (Athlon 64 X2 6000+ on board MSI K9AGM, 6 USB 2.0 ports, no USB 3.0 ...
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sudo modprobe b43 not working in ubuntu 13.04

Trying to get my wireless to work in Ubuntu 13.04 to no avail. Following the instructions in this question, when I get to the sudo modprobe b43 I add the -v to try and see what happens and it seems ...
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working with modprobe for getting wifi driver working

After several months of research finally my wifi driver is being detected and working fine ;) That's good news with credits where i found solution is here Now, i still have one issue that every time ...
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Why don't my Broadcom modules automatically load?

At work I was given a Dell Lattitude E6320 laptop (64-bit) with Windows 7 installed on it. I used it for a few months (with no problems using wired or wireless networking) and then decided to gut the ...
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Sound only works from left speaker?

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 x64, I realised that my sound wasn't working (only headphone showed up in settings). Following this guide, I manually added my Dell Studio 1740 audio hardware to: ...