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Old 10-19-2007, 09:52 PM   #1
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Linux Kernel Security Update 4487-0


Can this kernel update be installed w/o messing nvidia? Or is it the same as upgrading the kernel itself?
 
Old 10-21-2007, 03:03 AM   #2
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Since you provided no information at all you will have to find out yourself. If the update comes as a .rpm package and the size of the update is roughly similar to the size of a regular kernel .rpm you know it's like upgrading a kernel. If the update is small and exists of lines of text (could be gzipped) and ends in .patch or .diff it's a patch for a certain kernel version.
 
Old 10-23-2007, 02:29 AM   #3
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Version:
2.6.18.8-0.7
Build Time:
Tue 02 Oct 2007 05:29:42 PM PDT
Package Group:
System/Kernel
License:
GPL v2 or later
Installed Size:
79.8 M
Archive Size:
18.5 M
Distribution:

Vendor:
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Nuernberg, Germany
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http://bugs.opensuse.org
Architecture:
i586
OS:

Build Host:
bartok.suse.de
URL:
http://www.kernel.org/
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0
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Looks like the entire kernel, not a patch.
 
Old 10-27-2007, 04:03 PM   #4
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since I upgraded to 10.3 there was at least one or two kernel updates which did upgrade the kernel, yes. but, since I use the nvidia-kmp-default kernel module packages there was no messing around with nvidia at all, very nice...

do you use 10.2 or which version?
 
Old 10-30-2007, 11:48 AM   #5
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10.2, it's been great. But I've got screwed on the nvidia issue before and I don't want to mess up my "good thang".
 
Old 10-30-2007, 12:42 PM   #6
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but where is the problem. after a kernel upgrade you just reboot into runlevel 3 or you boot and change to a console and type init 3. then you install the latest nvidia driver suitable for your card. again init 5, that's it. worked like a charm for me with 10.2...
 
  


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