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Re: [K12OSN] SDL - unable to initialize video errors



> Carl Keil wrote:
>> PS - Is it risky to turn nightly Yum off on a production box?  It seems
>> risky to leave it on, because stuff like this happens, but is it
>> analogous
>> to not running update on a windows box, in that I'm leaving myself open
>> to
>> security vulnerabilities?
>
> I think it's risky to leave it _on_, personally. Some daemons misbehave
> after an update in my experience (Samba and CUPS come to mind); other
> updates ought to be followed by a reboot (kernel, glibc). I'd rather
> know what the updates are, apply them judiciously, and test the
> associated services posthaste.
>

Thanks for the advice.  I'm starting to come around to this view myself.

Any advice on rolling back SDL?  Am I right that a "yum remove" followed
by a manual rpm install is my only recourse here?

ck



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