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Re: kmod-nvidia is missing for kernel

On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 06:53 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > I just ran yum update and it didn't install the new kmod-nvidia module.
> > I ran yum list kmod-nvidia* and the new package isn't there.  The new
> > kmod-nvidia module is still not available on whatever mirror my computer
> > connects to.  I'll try again tomorrow.
> Mirroring is not instant. And as the kernel and the kmods are in different
> repositories, it won't always happen at the same time (in fact it will
> never happen at exactly the same time, the difference between the times can
> only be minimized). That's just how life is, you're wasting everyone's time
> by complaining.

The reason I am bringing this up is because its highly atypical.  I
waited overnight just to be sure that it wasn't a mirror propagation
time issue and in fact, its NOT. 

# yum update                                                                              
Loaded plugins: downloadonly, kmdl, priorities,
2 packages excluded due to repository priority
Setting up Update
No Packages marked for Update                 

# yum list kmod-nvidia* | grep 19 
<empty response>

The two packages being excluded are related to mythtv.

Why am I not seeing kmod-nvidia for this kernel ?

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