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watchdog service is not working because /dev/watchdog does not exist

There is a ITE8783 watchdog chip placed within my machine (OS Ubuntu 14.04.1). The kernel module it87 supports is. This module was not automatically loaded on startup. So I added it87 to /etc/modules. ...
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need to load xt_tcpudp module in Debian 7 Wheezy with OpenVZ kernel. Error: 'could not open'

I followed this guide IPTABLES inside container guide @ openvz.org I'm running Debian 7 Wheezy x64 which was dist-updgrade'd before installing OpenVZ. The container is Debian7 x64 minimal. It's ...
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How to reliable re-install nf_conntrack module after removal?

I want to remove the nf_conntrack module from debian. However I don't want to do this until I know how to get it back (if I have to), and currently am not confident about this. The steps another ...
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ddrescue a failing hard drive; getting a kernel module deadlock

I'm in the process of recovering a dying hard-drive with ddrescue. The utility works very well in the parts of the drive that have not problems but in the parts of the drive with problems it goes very ...
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Connection limiting on Kernel 3.10.53

I have upgraded a server from the stock CentOS 5 kernel to Kernel 3.10.53, compiled from source. I also upgraded IPtables from 1.3.5 to 1.4.20, also compiled from source. Since the upgrades, it seems ...
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All terminal windows suddenly disappear in Linux [closed]

Sorry in advance for the wall of text. I'm having a problem which is leaving me with very few clues as to what might be going on. Also, I apologize if ServerFault isn't the ideal place for this ...
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Make kernel modules available that have been deactivated on Fedora

I need some kernel modules which are available in the Linux source but deactivated on Fedora 20 and I wonder what's the easiest and most forward way to do make them available. (namely then net/CAN ...
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Iptables comment module not installed

I want to use -m comment --comment "message" in my iptables rule but do not have the module loaded. Through some searching, the module I need for this is "ipt_comment" but I do not have this ...
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Linode Kernel Headers

I am trying to install the Idera (R1soft) linux agent on a Linode running Ubuntu 12.04LTS. The agent requires a driver which in turn requires the kernel headers. Linode uses custom kernels though so ...
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how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf

how (linux kernel) network modules gets loaded without modprobe.conf I have fedora distribution installed and can see e1000e module loaded automatically in the system. Is there a configuration which ...
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Why is there no (Debian) init.d script for usbipd? Should I write my own?

I just installed the usbip package on my Debian Wheezy (7.1) . For some reason, it comes without an init.d script. Why is there no init.d script for it? Should I roll out my own? Or am I doing ...
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Disable all USB devices but keyboard/mouse/flash-drive

For security reasons, I would like to make sure no USB device can be connected to my servers running RHEL3 except keyboards, mice and flash drives. To sum up : What should work : Mouse Keyboard USB ...
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forcing linux kernel 3 to recognize cdrom as hdX

I have a problem with older version of anaconda linux installer. I have upgraded kernel in my distro, however, when this anaconda boot with this 3.4.52 kernel, can NOT find cdrom. As far as I ...
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install xenserver 6.2 on 3ware 9750 raid5

I would like to install XenServer 6.2 (kernel 2.6.32) on a raid5 managed by a 3ware 9750 controller. The XenServer installer doesn't recognize the raid5 and i think i have to load a driver for the ...
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Can't build RocketRaid rr268x on Ubuntu 13.04

I am trying to build the kernel module for Ubuntu 13.04 but not having any luck, I have had this card working perfectly fine with 12.10 and the 3.5.0-27-generic kernel but since upgrading to 13.04 ...
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Multiple ethernet interface on one ethernet card

First I must say that I am new in linux and maybe I will ask trivial question. My job is to create 8 ethernet interface to be visible in kernel, but all of them should send and receive data through ...
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How to run Different congestion control algorithms in FEDORA 17?

I need to use different congestion control algorithms for tcp flow. How can I continue using those flow congestion algorithms from Fedora 11 in Fedora 17?
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Cannot compile tape kernel module

I'm trying to build IBM lin_tape module for a Ultrium LTO-5 tape device, but it's failing The OS is a Centos 5.4 x.86_64 When I run: rpmbuild --rebuild lin_tape-1.76.0-1.src.rpm It outputs as ...
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How do I create a Debian netinst installer that has a 3rd party network driver?

I want to install Debian on a machine, but the kernel and modules in the squeeze netinst module do not support the network driver. I can build a kernel module that works, but: How do I get the same ...
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How can I manage kernel modules built from source in Debian?

I am installing Debian squeeze on a brand-new Mac Mini, and the Broadcom NIC in it only works with the latest tg3 module from Broadcom. I can build this module easily enough, but performing a manual ...
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Why Kernel Shared Memory is 0 on Ubuntu 12.04

Can any one explain to me why KSM is not working does that mean that currently my kernel is not utilizing KSM for less ram utilization. grep KSM /boot/config-3.2.0-23-generic CONFIG_KSM=y cat ...
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saving loaded kernel modules

I did the following in command line: modprobe ipt_LOG modprobe ipt_multiport modprobe ipt_state modprobe ipt_limit modprobe ipt_recent modprobe ipt_owner modprobe iptable_nat modprobe tun/tap ...
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at what level modprobe operates ? - linux

I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, i have the need for blacklisting a module, i have blacklisted it in blacklist.conf but nothing happened; i have solved my problem passing ...
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Where are the acpiphp and pci_hotplug kernel modules for KVM hotplug in CentOS/RHEL?

On the this how-to I read the following: I loaded the following modules to get pci hotplug working: acpiphp pci_hotplug You can either add these to your distro's module list to ...
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Size of modules within initrd

I am currently trying to manually replace the kernel within ubuntu-core on an embedded device with a custom kernel. However when I try to update the initrd my initrd becomes much bigger. Here is what ...
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File of modules list in linux

I want to know where is the file which lists all modules in Linux kernel package for specific device ID ? and where is that file (path)? pci.ids and usb.ids contain the device ID and name of device ...
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Is this server missing the kvm kernel module?

Is this server missing the KVM kernel module? (I ask because KVM isn't working properly, VMs are starting and freezing at BIOS) root@box:~# lsmod | grep kvm root@box:~# root@box:~# ...
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Disabling/Enabling Modules Parameter RHEL

I'm working with kernel module parameters, and I've found myself a bit confused. In particular, I'm attempting to enable posix ACL support for XFS file systems. This requires the XFS module to be ...
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systemtap not initializing correctly on Ubuntu 12 (Precise)

I work at a firm with a certain amount of legacy batch-processes. Some of that stuff is really leaky when it comes to database connections. I need to log every process in the system, which opens a ...
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PPP kernel module fails to load

I am trying to deal with a problem on a server I don't normally deal with. Out of the blue a script using ppp started failing saying that the ppp kernel module is not loaded. When I try to modprobe ...
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error: “net.ipv4.netfilter.ip_conntrack_max” is an unknown key

I have a problem on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS x64 with sysctl net.ipv4.netfilter.ip_conntrack_max . If I run this command on shell, I get back an error: error: net.ipv4.netfilter.ip_conntrack_max" is an ...
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How can I add usbip modules on Redhat 6 kernel?

I have RHEL 6 with # uname -r 2.6.32-131.0.15.el6.x86_64 I'm trying to build usbip modules on staging driver. Everything is OK. I have all needed *.ko files. But I cannot add those modules on ...
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Linux kernel module file size

I'm trying to update the kernel on a CentOS 6 machine with a vanilla 3.1.0-rc10 kernel. It seems to work, except the modules that get created are significantly larger in size than those that come ...
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Virtuozzo 3.x to Virtuozzo 4.x upgrade fail due to modules that wont unload

I have some servers that are running Virtuozzo 3.x on them still. This is VERY old and starting to cause some serious problems. The machines are leased machines in a datacenter in TX while I am in WI ...
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no network or disk devices in Arch Linux Xen guest during installation

I'm trying to install Arch Linux under Xen as domU (Guest) from Arch Linux official 2011.08 x64 Core iso image. My web hosting offers a SolusVM control panel with ability to install custom ISOs, so I ...
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Can you update the Linux kernel independently of everything else?

I have a machine which started life on Linux 2.4.x, then was updated to Linux 2.6.x. Now it's been updated to Linux 2.6.18. Each time, only kernel has been updated. The same original set of tools ...
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What can be the reason for “Invalid module format”?

I'm following the steps to compile kernel 2.6.32 from source, and have no problem to go the the last step: ... make modules_install make install And I've also configured grub.conf correctly. But ...
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Linux e1000e (Intel networking driver) problem with resume and pcie=off

This question is a continuation of this one. I've been having a ton of problems with my Ethernet chipset and e1000e driver: 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82573L Gigabit Ethernet ...
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Kernel Panic with gentoo boot (root partition not found)

Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0) grub.conf default 0 timeout 30 splashimage=(hd0,0)/boot/grub/splash.xpm.gz title Gentoo Linux 2.6.34-r6 root (hd0,0) ...
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How do I build debian packages of kernel modules?

Specifically, I want to build a package for debian/lenny using the latest uvc drivers. I can compile and install them, but I want them packaged in the normal debian fashion. I imagine I want to use ...
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Linux e1000e (Intel networking driver) problems galore, where do I start?

I'm currently having a major problem with e1000e (not working at all) in Ubuntu Maverick (1.0.2-k4), after resume I'm getting a lot of stuff in dmesg: [ 9085.820197] e1000e 0000:02:00.0: PCI INT A ...
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Loading the 'pktgen' module on Ubuntu Server

I would like to enable and use the pktgen module on Ubuntu Server. I have enabed the module by adding a line containing 'pktgen' to the /etc/modules file. After rebooting it seems that the module is ...
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Why do we need a compiled kernel source tree for compiling modules?

Linux kernel modules don't seem to be portable: they are compiled for a specific version of the kernel (that's why even binary drivers have some source files to be compiled). And you don't just need ...
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Where would I be able to hire someone for linux kernel hacking contract work? [closed]

The linux kernel credits are in many cases years old, and even when you find someone who seems like a logical fit (don't pester the guy who did virtual memory stuff if you want a serial driver) the ...
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openvpn without tap module? replacement?

I am trying to instal openvpn on a special linux distribution that has no tap kernel module, and all howtos avaliable are outdated. I was wondering if there is a way to run vpn without this kernel ...
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Listing all compiled kernel modules between two trees?

I've got a system with two different kernel tree sources installed. One kernel boots perfectly fine, the other kernel panics from not seeing the hdd / label. How do I compare two different kernel ...
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How do I tell which kernel module is servicing a /dev device?

How do I find out which kernel module (as seen by typing lsmod) is servicing a particular device in /dev ? In other words, say I have a device, /dev/mouse0 and I want to find out which kernel module ...
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Linux says a kernel module has an unknown symbol, but another loaded module provides it

I'm trying to install a driver for a USB DAQ box, which annoyingly, I have to compile myself. I believe I've succeeded -- I have two .ko files: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 45271 2010-03-18 21:24 ...
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Karmic iptables missing kernel moduyles on OpenVZ container

After an unsuccessful p2v migration of my Ubuntu server to an OpenVZ container which I am stack with I thought I would give a try to a reinstall based on a clean OpenVZ template for Ubuntu 9.10 (from ...
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Load usbserial twice with different arguments?

I have two USB devices and both require usbserial to be loaded in order to access them. However, One of the devices, a USB GPRS modem requires that it be loaded like this: modprobe usbserial ...