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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainers (usually from Debian):

  • Dynamic Kernel Modules Support Team (Mail Archive)
  • David Paleino
  • Mario Limonciello
  • Giuseppe Iuculano

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Dynamic Kernel Module Support Framework

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.

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