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Re: Install versus update on kmod-fglrx

2009/3/20 Ambrogio <fn050202 interfree it>:
> Hi all,
> I don't know if this is the right place.
> I had this problem for a long time: upgrading kernel failed.
> The new kernel need updated kmod-fglrx but the old kmod-fglrx is needed
> by the old kernel, so updating kmod-fglrx is not possible and all fail.
> But now I tried to install kmod-fglrx instead of updating kernel.
> Installation done ok, because for dependencies, yum installed the new
> kernel and all everyting needed.
> So I think something is wrong in package.
> I think kmod should be installed by default (like kernel) instead of
> updated.
Why not use akmod, and not wait for mirrors to get updated? That way
you always have a working system. :)

PS: I think akmod also works for other drivers that require
recompiling for new kernels. Am I correct?


Open source is the future. It sets us free.

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