F7 update with kmod-nvidia from livna
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Fri Feb 8 07:31:44 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 06:38 +0100, Joachim Backes wrote:
> Updating F7 with kmod-nvidia from linva fails:
> Transaction Check Error:
> file /lib/modules/188.8.131.52-64.fc7/extra/nvidia/nvidia.ko from
> install of
> kmod-nvidia-169.09-184.108.40.206.14_64.fc7 conflicts with file from
> Actual kernel: 220.127.116.11-64.fc7
> Somebody has similar problems?
Saw the same thing last night, and it's still happening now:
Transaction Check Error:
file /lib/modules/18.104.22.168-64.fc7/extra/nvidia/nvidia.ko from install
of kmod-nvidia-169.09-22.214.171.124.14_64.fc7 conflicts with file from package
I wonder if the - versus the _ in the filenames is the issue?
I seem to recall reading about this update conflict problem on the
CentOS list (I can't quite remember where I read about it, but I think
it was there). And I seem to recall a workaround being to manually
remove the last update, then do this one, or just wait for the issue to
As you may guess, from my not remembering it precisely, I've left
resolving it for the moment. I'm excluding nvidia from updates for the
next few days.
(This computer runs FC7, my others run FC4, FC5 & FC6, in case that's
important to the thread.)
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