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How To Investigate Failed To Start Load Kernel Modules Error?

Failed to start Load Kernel Modules was a constant occurring during my system boot. I finally sat down and decided to investigate it.

The very first task is figure out which modules are causing the problem. For that we need the PID of process where modules fail.

The important line here is Main PID: 29552 (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE). We have the PID and now we can check journalctl for the faulty modules.

Now it became clear that the VirtualBox drivers are at fault. This is how you can investigate future system module failures.

Error Enabling Flyspell Mode

Emacs in Fedora 22 insist on using aspell as its default dictionary. Fedora when installed with locale other than en-US doesn’t seem to install aspell-en. This causes Flyspell mode to give following error.

The above error can be fixed by adding following to your ~/.emacs which is taken from Chen Bin‘s spell check set up blog post.

This doesn’t fully solve our problem. Starting Flyspell mode will give you following error.

To resolve this issue you can install aspell-en.x86_64 as follows.