Cannot boot up after kernel upgrade
chaoyzj at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 05:26:11 UTC 2012
I found it too. I think the best right way is to re install system.
2012/2/6 Marko Vojinovic <vvmarko at gmail.com>
> On Sunday 05 February 2012 21:59:57 T.C. Hollingsworth wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Jean Jacques <chaoyzj at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Nvidia and installed it by run NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-290.10.run file
> > > is downloaded from Nvidia website.
> > Unfortunately, installing the download directly from Nvidia tends to
> > cause problems on kernel upgrades. I strongly suggest you uninstall
> > that version and use the version from RPMFusion  instead. It's
> > designed to work with Fedora and handle kernel updates appropriately.
> > Otherwise, you may need to reinstall the version you installed to get
> > it to work properly.
> In addition to what T.C said, note that uninstalling the nVidia's .run
> installation is a nontrivial task (at least it was last time I did it,
> things are better these days). There are several system libraries that the
> .run installation overwrites with nVidia versions, and the uninstall
> doesn't (or didn't use to) replace those back. Unless you do this manually,
> after uninstallation you might still be left with a broken system. In any
> you should manually check if the uninstall process did replace everything
> its original state.
> I don't remember the details anymore, though. There are various
> on the web and in this list's archives about the filenames etc. Google is
> As a point for the future --- when you are faced with the need to install
> various 3rd party stuff like binary drivers for this or that, it is always
> good idea to first get informed what is the Right Way (tm) to do it in
> That will help you avoid situations like painting yourself into a corner
> similar. :-)
> HTH, :-)
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