Another funny update?
metherid at gmail.com
Mon Jun 14 23:37:54 UTC 2010
On 06/15/2010 04:43 AM, Marcel Rieux 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.
Fedora doesn't really target newbies but let's make sure the details are
understood. Removing a kmod and a kernel doesn't make a system
unbootable. If you prefer to, you can switchover to using akmod or set
yum to preserve more kernels by default or never remove older kernels at
all. Look up /etc/yum.conf for that.
> Is this done on purpose in order to chase new users away? Is somebody
> working for Ubuntu here?
This sort of rhetoric is unnecessary if you are looking for help.
More information about the users