Questions tagged [modules]

Modules extend the functionality of the kernel by loading/unloading into the kernel upon demand and without the need to reboot the system. Device drivers are a prominent example of modules that allow the kernel to access hardware.

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GCC version for compiling a loadable kernel module

I am not very familiar with Linux, so may be my question is a little bit foolish. I would like to compile kernel module without recompiling the kernel (USB Wi-Fi stick driver for MT7106U chip). I ...
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Module loads with modprobe but doesn't in boot

I'm trying to get the 3.5"spotspear Waveshare display working following the guide, (can't have more than 2 links,the name of the guide is "I'd like to have some LCD on my Pi") Problem is that when I'...
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RPIO Module installation

I've been trying to install the RPIO module onto my pi. so far, no luck because my pi is without internet at the moment (I only have internet on my laptop through mobile tethering). Does anybody know ...
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After installing python 3.6 most modules don't work

I'm new with RPi and also Linux, so my question might be stupid but I tried to get Python 3.6 running with different ways (compiling, pyenv, berryconda). In general I think python is running on all ...
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Installing Jasper runs on several errors

I'm trying to install Jasper with this guide. Now i'm hanging with the following problem: i try to use the command sudo apt-get -t experimental install phonetisaurus m2m-aligner mitlm libfst-tools, ...
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Error driver marvell 88W8997 File sd8997_uapsta.bin not Found on kernel

We are developing a carrier board for CM3 and we want to have WiFi dual band on CM3. We choose a module with the marvell 88w8997. We connect the module by SDIO for WiFi. I think all is connected OK, ...
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Raspbian compile single kernel module gfs2

I'm trying my best to get GFS2 mounted on top of a dual-primary DRDB /dev/drdb0 volume on Raspbian, but I'm hitting an issue. The DRBD volume has a working stonith/fencing cluster setup using ...
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Kernel modules and Pi board versions

I have a Raspbian image (4.9.59-v7) into which I am loading a kernel module that I have built myself since it is not in the default image (for an ICS43432 MEMS I2S microphone). I have this working ...
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Cannot Use SPI frequency above 500 kHz

I am running Arch Linux ARM on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and I am attempting to communicate with a TFT display. I am writing a kernel module to interface with the display using SPI, and it works, but ...
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pcm512x module problem, blacklisting it doesn't help

I keep having the following message during boot, reboot and I see in dmesg log. pcm512x 1-004c: Failed to reset device: -5 I'm on the ArchLinux ARM. I've been googling, found this, unfortunately ...
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FFC 12 pin cable with a USB interface

I have this barcode scanner module and I need to connect it to my raspberry pi 3 b+. I am a beginner at this and I don't know how to go about it. I have been searching for weeks. The seller in ...
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iptables doesn't recognise REDIRECT as target

Trying to redirect traffic using iptables v1.6 and the following line: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p udp --dport 67 -j REDIRECT --to-port 6767 which results in the following output: iptables: ...
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How can I use an already installed module when I'm using a virtual environment?

I have created a virtual enviroment on my RPI3 (Raspbian-Jessie), so that I may more easily work with a particular image-searching software (as outlined in this tutorial, step #4). My script requires ...
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My USB2VGA is working - How do I configure X to use that screen?

I have a green screen on my USB2VGA connection (DisplayLink). How do I configure X to use the screen /dev/fb1 which exists? I do not find an xorg.conf.
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Error is raised when I compile simple driver module on Pi itself with a corss-compiled Kernel

I cross-compiled a new Kernel(3.18.10) on Debian Jessie amd64 for RPi2. Later, when I compile a simple Hello-World module with this kernel, however, an error is raised: make -C /lib/modules/3.18.10-...
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Invalid module format error on Raspberry. Kernel 3.10.25+

I am trying to install a module on my Raspberry Pi B+ running with Raspbian. To know the version of the Kernel I run the command uname -a and i got this: Linux raspberrypi 3.10.25+ #622 PREEMPT Fri ...
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Jasper Problems

I trying to run the Jasper Platform which is an open source platform for voice-controlled applications. It enables anyone with a Raspberry Pi to create always on, Siri-like applications with just a ...
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Radio connection - NRF2401A

I am struggling to create the radio connection between RPi (rev 2.0, latest Raspbian Wheezy) and Atmega8A. I have modules based on NRF2401 (TLX2401 datasheet). The library on RPi side is RF24, ...
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What's the difference between Rpi kernel source and Rpi distro kernels?

I need a specific kernel module (driver for a USB grabber), which is included in kernel 3.12. So, I went for Pidora, which features kernel 3.12 but was surprised, that the module wasn't included in ...
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Can't build DKMS kernel module

I'm on Raspian Stretch and an RPi2. I'm trying to install xtables-addons-dkms. This was the output of apt-get on my first attempt: Setting up xtables-addons-dkms (2.12-0.1) ... Loading new xtables-...
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modprobe gives: “FATAL: <module> not found in directory” error

I am using Raspberry Pi 3 and running standard raspbian stretch on it. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ cat /etc/os-release PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="9" ...
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Kernel module can't be loaded - “invalid module format”

Headline: I've cross-compiled a kernel module for the Raspberry Pi, but on attempting to load it, I get the following error: insmod: ERROR: could not insert module testmod.ko: Invalid module format ...
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How to load modules on startup?

I have bought a touch LCD from waveshare and am trying to set it up. I have changed my config.txt to enable SPI and set up the touch device: ... dtparam=spi=on dtoverlay=ads7846,cs=1,penirq=17,...
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Can I use I2C to connect multiple Arduinos with Wireless Connection

I am very new to stackoverflow and new to using raspberry pi and am in the process of learning how to use it properly. I am currently working with a partner on a project that requires a wireless ...
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Why were camera and display adapters not incorporated into official IO board?

Camera and display adapters have to be used with the official IO board in the "Raspberry Pi Compute Module Development Kit" (see product page). When I look at the schematics of the adapter boards they ...