Request: contributor to put DKMS into Fedora Extras
perbj at stanford.edu
Tue Mar 15 02:40:08 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 18:20 -0700, Bryan Stillwell wrote:
> I'm wondering if there's been a solution to the problem where the kernel
> rpm includes a driver module (say gdth.ko) and I want to use the newer
> version of the driver because it works better. How can I keep rpm from
> thinking that gdth.ko in the kernel rpm conflicts with the file in
> I don't know about you guys, but I like to verify files on a system by
> using the `rpm -V kernel` or `rpm -Va` commands...
> Perhaps there's a file-can-be-overwritten option in rpm that I don't
> know about?
Perhaps a simple solution: don't clobber kernel files, put the newer
modules in the /lib/modules/`uname -r`/updates/ directory?
Apparently this should work again nowadays:
Per Bjornsson <perbj at stanford.edu>
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Applied Physics, Stanford University
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