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Old 12-11-2008, 06:01 AM   #1
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Question kernel updates and nvidia driver


When the Fedora 9 kernel version updates, I edit my boot grub file so it does boot the new kernel, but how much can the kernel update until it has an effect on the kmod-nvidia display driver package. So is it needed to eventually update the NVIDIA driver and kernel module to match it?
 
Old 12-11-2008, 08:07 AM   #2
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When you install a new kernel you will need to reinstall the Nvidia driver.

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Old 12-11-2008, 10:02 PM   #3
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My kernel in Fedora 9 updated 3 times by the automatic updater, and I still use the same nvidia driver version. But now the udater seems to be in a loop about resolving dependencies.
 
Old 12-11-2008, 10:42 PM   #4
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Some distro's are doing that.

Updated Kubuntu and it works the same. Noticed during the upgrade it installed an nvidia kernel.
 
  


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