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Old 10-27-2008, 02:43 AM   #16
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i had my system on dual boot. since i have installed nvidia drivers and lastest kernel
i get three options to boot 1.vista 2.older fedora kernel 3.lastest kernel.

how do i remove the #2 option for boot loader?
 
Old 10-27-2008, 03:29 AM   #17
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Don't. If you upgrade a kernel, there is always a risk that something comes out wrong. If you have an older kernel around, then you can simply boot that one. If you have only the latest one, then you're screwed and you have to start messing around to restore yours system to working order.
 
Old 10-27-2008, 12:57 PM   #18
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Don't. If you upgrade a kernel, there is always a risk that something comes out wrong. If you have an older kernel around, then you can simply boot that one. If you have only the latest one, then you're screwed and you have to start messing around to restore yours system to working order.
ok i will listen to your advice and wont remove that. but please tell me how do i change the boot order i.e.which one loads first by default and also how do i increase the time for which these three loaders are shown?

since i have installed the new kernel and nvidia drivers the dsl has gone moody means some times it works and other times it doesnt? has it got to do some thing with this upgrade?

please advice.
 
Old 10-27-2008, 01:26 PM   #19
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ok i will listen to your advice and wont remove that. but please tell me how do i change the boot order i.e.which one loads first by default and also how do i increase the time for which these three loaders are shown?

since i have installed the new kernel and nvidia drivers the dsl has gone moody means some times it works and other times it doesnt? has it got to do some thing with this upgrade?

please advice.
Open a terminal and type:

su -c 'nano /boot/grub/grub.conf'

The options that you are asking for are default and timeout.

For the dsl problem take a look at the guide I gave you before. Look at the Network Manager part at the end of the guide. Maybe it will help you. Altough you mention that this problem appeared after the upgrade..
 
Old 10-28-2008, 12:44 PM   #20
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now mouse right click doesnt work. also there are no desktop icons after upgrading to latest kernel. i know very basic questions but it will take me some time to learn isnt? :P
 
Old 10-28-2008, 01:05 PM   #21
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Check this for the mouse

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=199700

You can always boot to the previous kernel if you have problems with the new one.
 
Old 10-28-2008, 01:20 PM   #22
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You can always boot to the previous kernel if you have problems with the new one.
Nvidia drivers give warning and are not installed in previous kernel (as i mentioned in this thread about the errors given by nvidia drivers).
 
Old 10-28-2008, 03:53 PM   #23
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That sounds as if your attempts to get the drivers going turned your system into a mess. That being said, Fedora 9 is a mess as it is. I have been using Fedora for years but F9 is the first one that I have ditched because there was no end to issues.
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:30 PM   #24
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Thank you all!!

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Thank you buddy. Now the mouse works fine for me. Linux community is pretty effective and alive.
 
Old 10-29-2008, 01:46 PM   #25
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Nvidia drivers give warning and are not installed in previous kernel (as i mentioned in this thread about the errors given by nvidia drivers).
If you installed the akmod-nvidia package from livna, then the driver would be recompiled for the kernel if it wasn't available.
 
  


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