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FedoraNews: HOWTO: How to Install DKMS ALSA Packages for Fedora

Mar 18, 2004, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thomas Chung)

[ Thanks to Thomas Chung for this link. ]

"DKMS stands for Dynamic Kernel Module Support. It is designed to create a framework where kernel dependant module source can reside so that it is very easy to rebuild modules as you upgrade kernels. This will allow Linux vendors to provide driver drops without having to wait for new kernel releases while also taking out the guesswork for customers attempting to recompile modules for new kernels.

"DKMS is originally developed by Dell Computer Corporation. It is included along with specially built RPM packages for nVidia and ALSA drivers if you have Dell Precision 360n Workstation..."

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