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Re: yum losing it´s flavour?



On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 13:17, Claude Jones wrote:
> On Sunday September 24 2006 1:57 pm, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > I don't use the proprietary drivers, but I did once have them installed, a
> > couple of years ago.  IIRC they have to be compiled against the running
> > kernel, so updating your kernel means re-compiling the nvidia drivers.  I'm
> > sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong.
> 
> I use the proprietary drivers from Livna on most of my machines. The release 
> of updated modules lags by a few hours to days, the release of a new kernel. 
> The good news is that of late, you don't have to manually locate the new 
> modules and install them - when they get released yum picks them up in the 
> regular update process. 

Can yum automatically defer updating the kernel until the
in-use modules are also available in matching versions?

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  Les Mikesell
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