dkms - Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework

Distribution: Mageia 6.0
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



  • dkms == 2.0.19-39.mga6


    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


    • /usr/lib/systemd/system/dkms-autorebuild.service
    • /usr/sbin/
    • /usr/sbin/dkms_autoinstaller
    • /usr/share/doc/dkms/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/dkms/COPYING
    • /usr/share/doc/dkms/sample.conf
    • /usr/share/doc/dkms/sample.spec
    • /usr/share/doc/dkms/template-dkms-mkrpm.spec


    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:/