dkms - Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename dkms_2.6.1-4_all.deb
Package name dkms
Package version 2.6.1
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin::kernel devel::buildtools devel::lang:c devel::library devel::packaging implemented-in::c implemented-in::shell interface::commandline kernel role::devel-lib role::program scope::utility suite::debian works-with::software:source
License -
Maintainer Dynamic Kernel Modules Support Team <>
Download size 72.70 KB
Installed size 278.00 KB
DKMS is a framework designed to allow individual kernel modules to be upgraded
without changing the whole kernel. It is also very easy to rebuild modules as
you upgrade kernels.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dkms_2.6.1-4_all.deb 2.6.1 all Debian Main
dkms - - -


Name Value
build-essential -
coreutils >= 7.4
dpkg-dev -
gcc -
kldutils -
kmod -
make -
patch -


Type URL
Binary Package dkms_2.6.1-4_all.deb
Source Package dkms

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dkms deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dkms




2019-01-15 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
dkms (2.6.1-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove shim-signed break
2019-01-02 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
dkms (2.6.1-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/63.patch:
- cherry-pick upstream fix when default shell is zsh (Closes: #910526)
* Install bash completion script in usr/share new location (Closes: #912849)
2019-01-02 - Gianfranco Costamagna <>
dkms (2.6.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload (salsa shared repo)
* Add dpkg-dev dependency, needed for dpkg-architecture calls (Closes: #884658)
* cherry-pick shim-signed break relationship from Ubuntu
- (will be needed if Debian shim-signed is updated)
* debian/patches/6ef1a48eda99ec0d728302830483fd0137174d17.patch:
cherry-pick upstream fix for kernel version parsing
* debian/patches/0015-change-arch-in-mkdeb-template.patch: cherry-pick
Ubuntu applied fix for mkbmdeb (Closes: #832558)
2018-08-05 - Aron Xu <>
dkms (2.6.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Petter Reinholdtsen ]
* Remove Giuseppe Iuculano as uploader on request from the MIA team.
(Closes: #866839)
[ Aron Xu ]
* New upstream version 2.6.1
* Drop patches not used
* Use @tracker.d.o address
* Use salsa.d.o Git URLs
* Set std-ver to 4.1.4
2017-02-07 - Aron Xu <>
dkms (2.3-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Upstream post-2.3 cherry-picks for apport (LP: #1661843)
2016-12-28 - Aron Xu <>
dkms (2.3-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Adam Cornad ]
* Don't assume /boot/config-* exists, test first.
[ Aron Xu ]
* d/control: update VCS-*, std-ver: 3.9.8
* d/rules: add shim support for Ubuntu derivatives
2016-10-26 - Aron Xu <>
dkms (2.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Adel Belhouane ]
* Update mkbmdeb behavior (Closes: #830670)
[ Aron Xu ]
* Downgrade menu from Recommends to Suggests (Closes: #744054)
* Imported Upstream version 2.3
* Upstream post-release cherry-picks
* d/compat: 7 -> 9
[ D. Jared Dominguez ]
* update URLs
2016-08-23 - Aron Xu <>
dkms ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Rebase to upstream commit eb402f72b9a71ccdd0d3610db8570195eb048f1f
* Update patches
2016-07-06 - Aron Xu <>
dkms ( unstable; urgency=medium
[ Aron Xu ]
* Remove obsolete virtual package 'linux-image' from Recommends (Closes: #724566)
* Do not ignore --kernelsourcedir (Closes: #653176)
* Update upstream link to github
* Use gbp-pq to manage patches
[ Daniel Kahn Gillmor ]
* Make dh_dkms name and version parsing more proper (Closes: #829123)
[ Dirk Griesbach ]
* Port apport hook to python3 and add python3-apport to Suggests (Closes: #707008)
[ Thijs Kinkhorst ]
* mkbmdeb: support for lean binary package with only the built modules (Closes: #554843)
2016-05-01 - Petter Reinholdtsen <>
dkms ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Acknowledge NMU. (Closes: #822351)
* Make sure apport code write files in binary mode. (Closes: #684377)
* Build modules using all CPU cores. (Closes: #663114)
* Improve message printed when kernel headers are missing. (Closes: #690866)
* Add gbp.conf to ensure pristine-tar feature is used.

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