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Questions tagged [dkms]

Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS)

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When installing any software the terminal hangs on “Building initial module 4.15.0-42-generic"

When I am installing any software, the terminal is hanging on building initial module for 4.15.0.42-generic Loading new openafs-1.6.15 DKMS files... First Installation: checking all kernels... ...
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Cannot connect to network after configuration changes (14.04 - RTL8111/8168/8411 ethernet controller)

I am having trouble connecting to a wired network. This happened after some unintentional configuration changes. It's possible I may have accidentally uninstalled my networking driver. This computer ...
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Persistent Live USB kernel panic when installing bcmwl-kernel-source

I'm trying to create a persistent Live USB of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for use with a Dell XPS 13 9343 (2015). This computer uses a Broadcom 4352 network adapter which needs the bcmwl-kernel-source package in ...
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TP Link t9uh driver not working

I am trying to install my TP-link T9UH wifi adapter. I have tried to official driver and the version from this post but it is not working. I downloaded the driver from the repository listed in the ...
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Tried to install “dkms” as to satisfy “broadcom-sta-dkms_6.30.223.271-8_all.deb” but itself is not satisfied [duplicate]

On Ubuntu Mate v18.04 because of no internet connection at all except from Wifi, I tried to acquire its driver and to install "dkms_2.3-3ubuntu9_all.deb" because it is required to satisfy "broadcom-...
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Apt stuck installing virtualbox guest additions

I'm trying to run $ sudo apt-get install -f but it hangs forever on a step Loading new virtualbox-guest-5.2.10 DKMS files... Building for 4.15.0-23-generic Building initial module for 4.15.0-23-...
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recent nvidia-304 upgrade broke system

Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia-304 proprietary driver installed and updated via the Nvidia ppa (for GT 620) The system was running fine for 6 months but recently broke (not possible to get past login screen) ...
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Alfa AWUS036ACH Adapter suddenly not working after successful driver install

Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The Alfa AWUS036ACH didn't work out of the box with Ubuntu, so I Googled around and found a shell script that got it to work. It worked fine for about two weeks and then ...
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All kernel upgrades hang on update-secureboot-policy --enroll-key

I'm running Xubuntu 18.04 on my current laptop, as well as my old laptop that I'm trying to sell. I recently installed it on the latter; it's totally clean, no PPAs or extra kernels. Both systems are ...
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How to fix Terminal being hung out on “Building initial module 4.15.0-23-generic”

I have been trying to install my wifi driver and terminal gets hung up on Loading new bcmwl-6.30.223.271+bdcom DKMS files... Building for 4.15.0-23-generic Building for architecture x86_64 ...
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this stays for hours! what to do?

sudo dpkg --configure -a Setting up virtualbox-dkms (5.2.10-dfsg-6) ... Removing old virtualbox-5.2.10 DKMS files... -------- Uninstall Beginning -------- Module: virtualbox Version: 5.2.10 Kernel: ...
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reconfiguration issues with dpkg

I ran into some problems installing a package with apt. The terminal hung up during an install and I saw no other choice but to close the terminal. The problem, however, is that I can't seem to solve ...
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When “dpkg --configure -a” appears to freeze [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to Linux. I tried to install Virtualbox on Lubuntu 18.10. I had never used it before. During the installation, a prompt told me that I had to alter my Secure Boot. I wasn't ...
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DKMS Build Issue with Kernel (4.15.0-20-generic)

While following the instructions in this thread RTL8812AU Usb adapter driver issues I run across the following: root@nathan-desk:/usr/src/rtl8812au-4.2.2# dkms build -m rtl8812au -v 4.2.2 Kernel ...
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WARNING: amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel (on both 16.04 & 18.04)

Since last 4 days, I am trying to install amdgpu pro drivers on my ubuntu system and I am getting error. I have downloaded drivers from here for Rx580. I am following installation instructions from ...
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Unable to install linux-headers-… on Chromebook that corresponds with the uname -r

I am running chroot on a chromebook and when I run DKMS I get an error message that it can't find the linux header. When I try to install that header it can't find it.
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Failed to install Nvidia drivers390.48 for ubuntu 16.04

I'm installing nvidia driver version=390.48 at tty. I shutdown lightdm and get nouveau into blacklist before installation. And I got a error when installing DKMS kernel module ERROR: Failed to run ...
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Is zfs-dkms required for ZFS support in generic kernels?

I adapted a ZoL guide for putting Ubuntu Server 14.04 on ZFS root for 18.04 Bionic Beaver and desktop installations: http://vlog.averyfreeman.com/doku.php/ubuntu.18.04.desktop.on.zfs I'm trying to ...
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Enrolling MOK certificate with dkms and virtualbox-dkms (Virtualbox with secure boot enabled)

As many others, I need to run a Windows instance from Virtualbox, don't want to disable Secure Boot, and therefore have problems in making Virtualbox work after kernel updates. I have already run ...
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depmod: FATAL: could not load /boot/System.map-4.10.0-19-generic

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 17.04 to Ubuntu 17.10 and since I have done it, I cannot install any program anymore. If I try to install sth, I have the following error. ~$ sudo apt-get install ... ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: VirtualBox Error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

My VirtualBox gave me the following error upon starting a virtual machine: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there ...
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spl-dkms fails to compile for 4.13.0-32 on xenial

I'm running xenial with a zfs root (and zfs-initramfs). While updating, apt installed a kernel upgrade to 4.13.0-32 via linux-image-generic-hwe-16.04. dkms compilation of spl (from spl-dkms-0.6.5.6-...
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Virtualbox Freezes Entire Computer when starting any Virtual Machine [duplicate]

I have VirtualBox installed on Ubuntu 16.04 and was running 2 machines from there . First being Homestead and the second being a Windows 7 Machine . Everything was working fine, until earlier today ...
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After Kernel Update DKMS rebuilds module for dvb-c card but card is not detected

I am using a Digital Devices C2 / T2 loaded by dkms module. Everytime the kernel gets updated the card isnt detected anymore. Currently I found only one solution to this: apt-get remove dddvb-...
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Shim prompts “Verification succeeded” on every startup

I have Ubuntu 16.04.3, and installed nvidia-384.111. I enabled secure boot in the BIOS, and signed the driver via mokutils. On reboot, shim prompted to enroll the new MOK. So, nvidia drivers were ...
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Wifi Vendor changed after reinstall

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 17.10 on my machine. On the first install, my wifi card was detected as having a realtek chipset and was using the r8168-dkms driver without issues. After the reinstall, ...
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DKMS build failing without meaningful error

I'm trying to enable a kernel module I've got from a device vendor to work with DKMS. I can successfully build the module and manually install and enable it. But when using DKMS a get an error that ...
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Driver Installation for TP Link WN722N (EU) V2 does not work

I am currently trying to install the Driver from https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu.git I tried it with the dkms installation via: git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu.git sudo dkms add ...
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Difference between packages bcmwl-kernel-source and broadcom-sta-dkms?

I have a Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter. I always install bcmwl-kernel-source and dkms to make this wireless device work. However, I see that the package broadcom-sta-...
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16.04 lts update lost password (but probably not)

Just tried to update - noticed an error message during the update about dkms.conf not found. but the update carried on regardless - it was stuff about kernels and I didn't look clesely at the numbers -...
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What is the difference between modprobe and dkms?

Noob question here.... I read about modprobe and dkms and it seems to me they do the same thing, so what is the difference?
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What displaylink driver is bundled with Ubuntu?

I am working on a solution that is using a DisplayLink touch monitor (ELO 0700L). Ubuntu 16.04 desktop detected this monitor without any need to install the official DisplayLink driver. My solution is ...
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VirtualBox 5.0 - Starting kernel modules failed

I'm attempting to get VirtualBox set up for the first time to use with Genymotion. I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial. I followed the Debian-based Linux distributions instructions here: ...
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Linux radeon module initialization fails on boot

During KMS(Kernel Mode Setting) Stage, My Laptop fails to initialize, radeon module for ATI Graphics card. The error message is [drm:radeon_invalid_rreg [radeon]] *ERROR* Invalid callback to read ...
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It is asking me to install module-init-tools?

Every time I give command sudo apt-get dist-upgrade they are telling me dkms : Depends: module-init-tools but it is not installed
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MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn: recipe for target 'dkms' failed [duplicate]

lspci -knn | grep Net -A3 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14c3:7630] Subsystem: Foxconn International, Inc. MT7630e 802.11bgn Wireless ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 update kernel hangs at run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 4.9.35-040935-generic /boot/vmlinuz-4.9.35-040935-generic

I'm still a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu and I've run into some problems when trying to update the kernel. I've followed instructions like this trying to update the kernel but it always gets stuck ...
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Error installing rtl8812au-dkms package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Trying to install the package for my usb wireless and I get the following error and I cannot figure out how to fix it. ProblemType: Package DKMSBuildLog: DKMS make.log for rtl8812au-4.3.8.12175....
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Failed to build EVDI installing DisplayLink driver

I have a serious issue when installing a DispalyLink driver, specifically a Dell DA100 Adapter, on my Dell XPS 13 9360. I downloaded and unpacked the Displaylink driver from the official website. ...
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Wifi issue after running sudo dkms add ./rtlwifi_new-master

I've already solved my initial wifi problem here: Wifi drops after ~ 5 minutes with RTL8821AE | Ask Ubuntu but I've tried to optimize it (because anytime there was a kernel update I have to execute ...
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How to install DKMS package and put it as root!

Does anyone know how to fix this problem? I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and it will keep on saying dkms package is already installed and I don't know how to put it into root can anybody help me?
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Ubuntu 17.04 lists two nvidia kernel modules as installed

I'm on Ubuntu 17.04 and dkms status lists the following two nvidia modules: nvidia-375, 375.66, 4.10.0-19-generic, x86_64: installed nvidia-375, 375.66, 4.10.0-22-generic, x86_64: installed I ...
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dkms does not automatically rebuild after kernel upgrade

as mentioned in the title all DKMS modules installed on my system won't be automatically rebuilt after a kernel upgrade. # ls -la /var/lib/dkms/ total 32K drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4.0K May 26 11:55 . ...
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Login loop with Nvidia proprietary driver and after uninstall lost both wired and wireless network

I am on Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS with NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-375.20.run proprietary drivers installed along with DKMS long time ago. Due to a recent ubuntu update, First there was a login loop issue , then ...
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Automatically signing new kernel modules

In order to get around the whole "no unsigned modules" issue, I created a MOK so I can sign third-party modules. I have a script that I can use to sign modules en masse, but I'd like to streamline the ...
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Cannot start virtualbox on Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS

I've already installed and used virtualbox properly. However, since yesterday I'm getting this error when starting virtualbox: root@batzi-xubuntu:/home/batzinger# virtualbox WARNING: The character ...
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Trouble installing AMDGPU-PRO Ubuntu 16.04.2

Hey here are some infos first: Ubuntu 16.04.2 Fresh Install Kernel 4.8.0-41 AMD R9 285 I'm trying to install the AMDGPU-Pro driver without success. I tried 16.40, 16.50 and 16.60 none of them is ...
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ndiswrapper won't build

I am trying to fix my broken packages, one of them is ndiswrapper. It won't build due to an error in $ sudo apt install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Message when running apt upgrade “No original module was found for this module on this kernel”

When I update ubuntu, apt upgrade, this appears, rtl8723be.ko: - Uninstallation - Deleting from: /lib/modules/4.4.0-63-generic/updates/dkms/ - Original module - No original module was found ...
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Kernel configuration is invalid error while trying to install paragon ufsd professional drivers for HFS+

short question: While running the install.sh Skript for Paragon UFSD drivers I get the Error message: ERROR: Kernel configuration is invalid."; \include/generated/autoconf.h or include/config/auto....