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How to build a kernel module with DKMS on Linux

Apr 09, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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The DKMS framework enables you to automatically re-build kernel modules into the current kernel tree as you upgrade your kernel. Hardware vendors often distribute their hardware's device driver as a DKMS package, so that users can auto-update the installed driver while they upgrade to a newer kernel. As an end-user you can easily configure DKMS to auto-update any custom device driver.

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