Another funny update?

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Mon Jun 14 23:29:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 19:13:59 -0400,
  Marcel Rieux <m.z.rieux at> wrote:
> So, the oldest kmod-nvidia is removed with the oldest kernel and it will
> still be possible to boot with the present kernel. .. but not with the new
> kernel because the new kmod-nvidia is not installed. Which means newbies
> will be completely dumbfounded as to why their system suddenly doesn't boot
> after an update.
> Is this done on purpose in order to chase new users away? Is somebody
> working for Ubuntu here?

For this issue you are really complaining to the wrong people. kmod-nvidia
is from their repository. If lack of an updated kmod-nvidia update needs
to block a kernel update, it needs to be handled in that repo.

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