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Delete kernel module completely

I would like to ask you how can I delete some kernel module completely? I mean really delete, not unload or prevent to load. I tried to use rmmod, but it just unloaded module, same as modprobe -r. So ...
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How do I figure out why systemctl service “systemd-modules-load” fails?

For some time I've seen some red text flashing by during boot. Today I decided to look into it. The systemctl service systemd-modules-load.service is failing with this text: tomas@bonus-debian:~$ ...
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Which process is using a Linux kernel module?

I am trying to run this command: # rmmod nvidia But I get: ERROR: Module nvidia is in use How can I know which process(es) is/are using the nvidia module?
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No kernel sources available for 4.4.4-301.fc23.x86_64

I am trying to use vagrant on Fedora 23, but it isn't working at all. It isn't working because virtualbox's kernel modules will not install and compile with 4.4.4-301.fc23.x86_64. I installed ...
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Will my kernel module be reloaded after system reboot?

I'm starting a "Hello World" module, but I'm afraid to do some kind of error. If I break my system for some reason will my module be reloaded at reboot (crashing again my system)? I guess it won't, ...
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__modver_version_show undefined error when building linux kernel 3.0.4 version

I tried to build the linux kernel 3.0.4 on ubuntu 11.10 in virtualbox. Here are my steps: Download the source code tar xjvf linux-source-3.0.0.tar.bz2 cd linux-source-3.0.0 make menuconfig, changed ...
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Cannot uninstall VMWare Workstation 9 (Linux) - Instance of VMWare VMX still running, ACE VM running

*tl;dr: VMWare WS is oddly resilient to rm -rf. Help?* OS: Linux Mint 14 The problem: VMWare WS 9 reports that an ACE VM is running An instance of VMWare VMX is running, somewhere. The UI for ...
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VMWare kernel module updater fails

I'm trying to launch VMWare workstation on ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When i launch it, it says "Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel", if i hit ...
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How to see Kernel Oops/Panic? and provide “proof”

I'm doing this assignment and I'm kind of confused on providing proof for kernel oops/panic static int __init hello_init(void) { printk(KERN_INFO "Hello world!\n"); return 1/0; ...
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How to install AMD Crimson on 64 bit Arch Linux?

I have been trying to install the latest AMD drivers on my Linux machine, but after getting it to compile I am greeted with this message: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'fglrx': Unknown symbol ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 modified kernel module won't load - must be done manually

A module called alx, which drives my Qualcomm AR8161 Ethernet, loads up on boot and is visible with lsmod. This module is buggy. I found the patches, download the source code for my running kernel, ...
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Atheros AR928X cannot connect to Nokia Lumia Hotspot on latest 4.4 kernel (OpenSuse Tumbleweed)

I've changed distribution from Linux Mint Rafaela to the latest OpenSuse Tumbleweed, and after doing that: my wifi adapter doesn't see anymore the wifi(802.11n) created by the Nokia Lumia phone. ...
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Backing Up Kernel Modules from a GNU/Linux installation

How can I create a backup of all the driver modules (especially those that are not part of the original kernel yet) from an installation of GNU/Linux OS? The original source of the proprietary ...
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Why is a dkms module still installed in “dkms autoinstall” after “dkms remove --all”?

I have the flashcache dkms module in /var/lib/dkms/flashcache/1.0-235-g4754b66cfe56. I ran dkms remove flashcache/1.0-235-g4754b66cfe56 --all multiple times, but everytime I run dkms autoinstall the ...
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Problems with attaching device to kernel module

everyone. I have special USB device (chinese touchscreen), what I need to connect to my computer with Linux. By default, Linux assign connected device to usbhid (I found this info by execute ...
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Debian (crunchbang) enable audible terminal bell

I've been trying to figure this out for over a month, with no real success. I an running debian testing (crunchbang), and the distro has tried to remove all beeps/bells/etc. I've tried using fancy ...
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How do I compile a module with different active kernel/kernel-after-reboot versions?

Let me explain, I updated my kernel but have to recompile the wifi module to work with the new one. The thing is, I can't reboot and compile, because it's my media server to which I only have access ...
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How to load tun module in linux?

I cannot manage to load the tun module in my ArchLinux box. I’m trying to connect with OpenVPN, but the log says: nm-openvpn[6662]: Note: Cannot open TUN/TAP dev /dev/net/tun: No such device ...
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developing and loading custom linux modules

I really need this code to work for a cubietruck which is similar to raspberry pi, but the translation on the page from google is not good enough to me. I need servos to work and this looks like the ...
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Whitelist USB drivers(kernel modules)

I am looking for a way to configure a whitelist of allowed usb drivers on Fedora. All other USB drivers should not be loaded. What's the simplest way to do so? I know how to blacklist drivers using a ...
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Automatically detecting temperature sensors on startup (Ubuntu 10.10)

I am very close to achieving my goal of setting up a CPU temperature graph that is displayed in the top panel of my desktop. I have the applet and have gotten it to graph temperatures, which appear to ...
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modprobe -k -q (missing parameter)

well, I got the following modprobe scripts modprobe -k -q streams what does the -k parameter mean ?. is it exist in older modprobe ? I don't see -k parameter in recent modprobe. Thanks for your ...
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udev pci device rule is not working

I have a PCI device which have an own drivers (not integrated in Linux kernel). I've collected device information using udevadm. udevadm info -a -p /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/0000:0d:02.0 ...
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How do I compile DKMS module for multiple kernel image versions in Debian?

I have versions 3.16 and 4.0 of linux-image package installed. During login I can select which kernel I want to boot in the "advanced options" menu item. However, when I install a DKMS module it is ...
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Force a Linux kernel module to be compiled as a module instead of built-in

I have the sources of the kernel of an embedded Linux box (specifically a QNAP NAS) which is running a 64-bit v3.12.6 Linux kernel, together with the kernel config files. What I'm trying to do is ...
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What are Linux kernel modules?

I was wondering if someone could explain what Linux kernel modules are to someone who comes from Windows?
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How Do I Manage Multiple Kernel Modules by the Same Name?

I have a situation where I have two modules both named cxgb3 and both in /lib/modules/. How do I inform the OS which one to prefer? Consider this example: $ find /lib/modules/ -name cxgb3.ko ...
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Skip kernel module at boot

There is a broken kernel module, due to which I can not even load the OS, so I can not delete or fix it. Is it possible to skip this module at boot, using the kernel's parameters or something?
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Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation?

Where do I look for Linux kernel module documentation? For example, I've tried googling the module iwlagn, but I cannot find anything that tells me about available options. Where do I look?
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lsmod and /proc/modules

I can get a list of modules using either lsmod or cat /proc/modules. Do the two approaches use the same mechanism to retrieve the modules? I want to know this as we could use it to find some hidden ...
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Automatically load kernel module at boot. (Angstrom)

i know how to load your module automatically in ubuntu. you put your module in /etc/modules But, i compile a kernel and filesystem for an embedded system which i am working on it. but there is no ...
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How to get a list of active drivers that are statically built into the linux kernel?

While I can use lsmod in order to show currently active kernel modules, how can I see which drivers are statically built into the kernel AND currently active?
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Start a module at startup on gentoo

I use gentoo. I have a module nammed "cgosdrv" (for instance). I can launch it without problem with "modprobe cgosdrv" (as root) I want to start it automatically at startup, so I add to ...
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Linux - stopping kernel module from automatically loading

I am using Angstrom distribution on my Overo board, and I have a little problem. Sometimes kernel modules that are used to handle my camera are loaded at boot time, sometimes not. I am wondering, is ...
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How to compile the linux without any audio codecs?

I want "no audio" functionality in an embedded system. So, any idea about how to configure kernel without any audio? Thanks.
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Where can I find the origin of specific modprobe conf option to erase it?

When I do modprobe -c |less The configuration files contains: options nouveau modeset=1 options bbswitch load_state=0 unload_state=1 options b43 nohwcrypt=1 qos=0 options rd md=0 options rd dm=0 ...
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How add mppe to Debian kernel 3.2.54-2 x86_64

I use debian. 3.2.0-4-amd64 # 1 SMP Debian 3.2.54-2 x86_64 GNU / Linux. I'm trying to setup pptpd, but I'm having trouble adding support "mppe". I' m searching "kernel-patch-mppe" on the debian site ...
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Mount UFS partition on CentOS 7

There is instructions to mount UFS partitions on CentOS (like this), but they use kmod-ufs package from ELRepo, and there isn't such package in ELRepo for CentOS 7. How to install UFS kernel module ...
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Linux module blacklist GUI

Is there a GUI like application that lists all the kernel modules that are inserted at boot-time, with a little description and with an option to remove them? P.S. I'm aware of the manual mode with ...
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dkms does not find kernel source

For days now I am trying to get ZFS-on-Linux working on Debian 7 but the module doesn't want to compile: # dpkg-reconfigure zfs-dkms ------------------------------ Deleting module version: 0.6.3 ...
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Does radeon.hw_i2c=1 has any thing to do with temperature readings?

I want to read the temperature out from an Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI RS880 [Radeon HD 4290] card if possible. It is integrated on an ASUS M4A89GTDPRO/USB3 motherboard. sensors-detect ...
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What is the difference between “make modules” and “make modules_install”

I'm currently looking up compiling a custom kernel and I find various guides that first say make modules and then make modules_install in the step when you compile and install the modules while other ...
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3g modem is not recognized as an ethernet device without rebooting

I have two CentOS5 servers with kernel versions 3.4.52 and Huawei e353 usb 3g modem. When I plug the modem to my server usb_modeswitch runs and I can see the modem as an ethernet device with ifconfig ...
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Howto compile a kernel module on CentOS [required packages]

What yum commands do I need to get available packages installed on CentOS to build a iptables MATCH kernel module.
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Linux - How to list all device nodes using a specific device driver

I know I can see what driver is being used for a device node if I know the major and minor number of the device(see this link). But I want to know if there's a way to list all device nodes that are ...
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Linux 2.6.39.4 how to find available loadable kernel modules

I'm customizing the 2.6.39.4 linux kernel on an arm platform and trying to test out a "Hello World" driver I created. I selected "M" (loadable) in the kernel make menuconfig and verified that it ...
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Install PCI card driver in debian squeeze

I want to install a PCI adc card on my system. The drivers are delivered as .ko files for Debian. As told in the users manual I tried to add this module to the kernel by using: insmod xxx.ko, ...
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bnx2 kernel module not functioning correctly

I have an HP ProLiant server that is running Debian 5. After a reboot, it is not able to bring up any of it's interfaces. If I run ifup eth0, it gives me an error about the device not existing. (It ...
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Linux kernel - check currently used drivers

Is it possible to check what drivers from linux kernel source are used for currently working devices in the system? I know that usually device drivers are written as kernel modules, but some of them ...
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How to force Ubuntu/Debian/Mint to unload modules at suspend-to-disk?

I put a DVB-T card into the computer, and now the system hangs at suspend to disk. CTRL-ALT-DEL does not work, hard reset is necessary. I have a faint memory of the trick being to remove the modules ...