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Re: Fedora 11 and nvidia driver

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 2:58 AM, Oscar<Soker><sokerlp gmail com> wrote:
> I don't know if this is the right place to ask, sorry if it isn't

This is more for issues related to the development of Fedora rather
than end-user questions

> I want to upgrade my fedora 10 to the new release, but i've read that the
> new driver for nvidia cards is presenting some issues
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F11_bugs#nouveau-suspend
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F11_bugs#nouveau-agp
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F11_bugs#nvidia-vmalloc
>  and the question is if  after upgrade,is yum going to install that driver
> on my system?, I have the propietary driver installed and I do not want to
> change that
> and if so, is there any option to avoid this situation

You should not be affected by the nouvaeu bugs when using the
proprietary drivers, and the nvidia one seems to have quite a simple
work-around. How the upgrade works will largely be dependant on how
you installed it - but I'd guess the safest way would be disabling
using the nvidia drivers when doing the upgrade.

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