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Re: yum losing it´s flavour?

On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 16:47 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-09-24 at 13:52, Ric Moore wrote:
> > > 
> > > Can yum automatically defer updating the kernel until the
> > > in-use modules are also available in matching versions?
> > 
> > That would be sweet. FYI, when yum updated the kernel, there was no
> > nvidia driver out, so it blew up. I use the hell outa graphics here and
> > whatever substitutes for the nvidia driver ain't up to the load. So, I
> > removed the new kernel, re-installed the older one, re-installed the
> > drivers, it burped once or twice and then settled in, while creating a
> > new ulcer. I've wasted the entire weekend on this and that bind thing. 
> Yum shouldn't have removed the running kernel, so recovery
> should have been a matter of hitting a key during reboot,
> selecting the old kernel with the down-arrow key, and
> hitting enter.   Still, it would be nice if it didn't
> break the system in the first place when it should be
> moderately easy to detect that a new kernel isn't
> going to work yet.

Yeah, I went into yum and configured it to save 3 kernels, which is what
I did back when, only it was that way just now. <sigh>

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
...the Sin of Ignorance, and 
...the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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