[ Thanks to Steven J.
Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]
“Linux users want two things for their hardware: drivers; and
easy access to those drivers. The first is finally happening; and
now, thanks to a Dell Linux project called DKMS (Dynamic Kernel
Module Support), the other is on its way.
“Dell and Linux distributors have been working on DKMS for about
five years now. Its purpose is to create a framework where
kernel-dependent module source can reside, so that it is very easy
to rebuild modules…”