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

[ Thanks to Thomas
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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