dkms - Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework

Property Value
Distribution Mageia 6.1
Repository Mageia Core i586
Package name dkms
Package version 2.0.19
Package release 39.mga6
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 32.21 KB
Download size 20.80 KB
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This package contains the framework for the Dynamic
Kernel Module Support (DKMS) method for installing
module RPMS as originally developed by the Dell
Computer Corporation.
This package is intended for building binary kernel
modules with dkms source packages installed


Package Version Architecture Repository
dkms-2.0.19-39.mga6.noarch.rpm 2.0.19 noarch Mageia Core
dkms - - -


Name Value
dkms-minimal == 2.0.19-39.mga6
kernel-devel -
patch -
rpm-helper -
rpm-helper >= 0.24.11


Name Value
dkms == 2.0.19-39.mga6


Type URL
Binary Package dkms-2.0.19-39.mga6.noarch.rpm
Source Package dkms-2.0.19-39.mga6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable Mageia Core repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install dkms rpm package:
    # urpmi dkms




2017-05-13 - martinw <martinw> 2.0.19-39.mga6
+ Revision: 1100846
- ensure dkms-autorebuild service is enabled when first installed (mga#20796)
- display bootsplash message when building/installing modules during boot
o this can take some time, so let the user know it's happening
2017-05-06 - martinw <martinw> 2.0.19-38.mga6
+ Revision: 1099399
- don't autoload modules when performing an install or upgrade
o the installer doesn't like having its framebuffer device
changed underneath it (mga#20368)
2016-06-15 - tmb <tmb> 2.0.19-37.mga6
+ Revision: 1021517
- enable parallel build support when building drivers
+ umeabot <umeabot>
- Mageia 6 Mass Rebuild
2015-11-24 - doktor5000 <doktor5000> 2.0.19-35.mga6
+ Revision: 905765
- split out dkms_autoinstaller from /etc/init.d/mandrake_everytime (mga#17194)
o split into %{_sbindir}/%{name}
o added systemd service to trigger autorebuild script on every boot
o added versionned Requires on rpm-helper per policy
o added short explanation about DKMS_ONBOOT=no in /etc/sysconfig/system
o enabled undocumented verbose call of %{_sbindir}/dkms_autoinstaller
- added dkms-2.0.19-mga-remove_dev_stdout_output_loc.patch to remove explicit
usage of " > /dev/stdout" as stdout in %{_sbindir}/dkms_autoinstaller
o breaks systemd logging and unnecessary for output to stdout
2014-10-15 - umeabot <umeabot> 2.0.19-34.mga5
+ Revision: 749517
- Second Mageia 5 Mass Rebuild
2014-09-19 - tv <tv> 2.0.19-33.mga5
+ Revision: 697380
- filter /bin/awk requires
2014-09-16 - umeabot <umeabot> 2.0.19-32.mga5
+ Revision: 678762
- Mageia 5 Mass Rebuild
+ tv <tv>
- s/uggests:/Recommends:/

See Also

Package Description
dkms-bbswitch-0.8-7.mga6.noarch.rpm bbswitch - Optimus GPU power switcher
dkms-dahdi-2.10.2-1.mga6.noarch.rpm Kernel drivers for the Digium Asterisk Hardware Device Interface (DAHDI)
dkms-em8300-0.18.0-12.mga6.noarch.rpm Linux kernel module for Hollywood plus / DXR3 devices
dkms-fsam7400-0.5.2-7.mga6.noarch.rpm DKMS-ready driver for fsam7400 SW killswitch
dkms-ipt_NETFLOW-1.8-9.mga6.noarch.rpm DKMS-ready module for ipt_netflow an iptables modules
dkms-iscsitarget- iSCSI-target kernel module
dkms-libafs- DKMS-ready kernel source for AFS distributed filesystem
dkms-lzma-4.43-38.mga6.i586.rpm Kernel modules for decoding LZMA compression
dkms-minimal-2.0.19-39.mga6.noarch.rpm Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework - minimal package
dkms-ndiswrapper-1.60-1.mga6.noarch.rpm DKMS ndiswrapper module: USUALLY NOT NEEDED
dkms-nvidiabl-0.74-5.mga6.noarch.rpm DKMS-ready driver for nvidia display back-lights
dkms-rtl8192cu-1.10-0.git20160619.1.mga6.noarch.rpm Realtek 8192CU USB WiFi driver
dkms-rtl8192eu- dkms package for rtl8192eu driver
dkms-skypopen-1.6.17-7.mga6.noarch.rpm Skype Endpoint kernel module
dkms-syntek-3.0.0-8.mga6.noarch.rpm DKMS-ready kernel-source for the Syntek USB Video Camera kernel module