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Re: Current F15 kernels + proprietary nVidia driver ? kmod, akmod, x11 config.

From: Tim <ignored_mailbox_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 11 2011 - 03:22:25 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On Mon, 2011-10-10 at 12:53 -0500, Richard Shaw wrote:
> With the straight kmod you have to be careful about kernel upgrades
> because it will not get updated until the 2nd yum update run

Never happened to me.

> occasionally there's a significant delay between a new kernel and the
> kmod driver being available.

That did. And 'twere the only reason why a kernel upgrade might not
take place (interdependent packages not yet available). Otherwise, all
downloaded updates get applied. However, things like kernel updates
wouldn't be used until after a reboot, and other things until whatever
they were was restarted.

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