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Re: Fedora philosophy (was ATI video comes out of the closet)



Karl Larsen:
>> I know where I am and will be careful. A kernel update is not a
>> real problem because you can keep using this old one. But some others
>> can be a problem. I will not change this computer to another
>> operating system, and I like it the way it is right now.

Erich Zigler:
> Not exactly true. Once an upgrade kmod-nvidia is updated the old one
> for the old kernel is removed.

I thought that would be the case, too.  Perhaps it's only so for some
modules?

[tim bigblack 2007]$ rpm -qa \*nvidia\*
kmod-nvidia-96xx-1.0.9639-1.2.6.22.1_41.fc7
kmod-nvidia-96xx-1.0.9639-1.2.6.22.1_27.fc7
kmod-nvidia-96xx-1.0.9639-1.2.6.22.4_65.fc7
kmod-nvidia-96xx-1.0.9639-1.2.6.22.1_33.fc7
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-96xx-1.0.9639-3.lvn7
kmod-nvidia-96xx-1.0.9639-1.2.6.21_1.3228.fc7

[tim bigblack 2007]$ rpm -q kernel
kernel-2.6.21-1.3194.fc7
kernel-2.6.21-1.3228.fc7
kernel-2.6.22.1-27.fc7
kernel-2.6.22.1-33.fc7
kernel-2.6.22.1-41.fc7
kernel-2.6.22.4-65.fc7

-- 
[tim bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
2.6.22.4-65.fc7 i686 i386

Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.

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