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Re: F9: How to go back to kernel 2.6.27.5-37 and corresponding nvidia drivers?



On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 12:40:22PM +0100, M. Fioretti wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 11:11:11 AM +0100, Marco Fioretti wrote:
> 
> > Yesterday evening I had a F9 x86_64 system working fine with the
> > above mentioned kernel and the corresponding nvidia drivers from
> > rpmfusion.  This morning I typed yum update and got installed kernel
> > 5-41 and the related updates for nvidia drivers.  I installed
> > everything, modified grub.conf to boot kernel 2.6.27.5-41 instead of
> > the previous one and rebooted.
> 
> I solved the problem by removing manually the kernel and nvidia rpm
> with all their dependencies and then doing this:
> 
> > 2) (alternative) what is the rpmfusion URL of the folder where all
> > the rpms are kept, so I can download them manually with wget and
> > then install via rpm?
> 
> with the RPM packages at
> http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/updates/9/x86_64
> http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/updates/9/x86_64
> 
> The general problem remains, however: there is no way to make yum
> install a specific version of a package, no matter what its man page
> says.

I believe yum-versionlock will take care of that, but of course it
will depend ultimately on what the software repository servers offer
as opposed to your machine's yum application.

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