Advising in packages to load new module or reboot

Bzzzz lazyvirus at
Wed Aug 9 01:37:39 CEST 2017

On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 01:30:50 +0200
"Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason at> wrote:

> That might mean printing nice messages if the correct dependency isn't
> obvious.
> For (1) and (2), though, what do you think of the warning I've added
> to Gentoo? That's what I meant by asking for thoughts on "this
> pattern" -- the whole thing with comparing running kernel and
> compiled-for-kernel and comparing loaded-module-version and
> compiled-module-version.

I found something that _may_ help you, it's an old bug report on DKMS.
As far as I understand it, it is DKMS' work to issue a warning:


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