Another funny update?

Marcel Rieux m.z.rieux at
Thu Jun 17 18:10:47 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 11:02 PM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 19:52:49 -0400,
>   Marcel Rieux <m.z.rieux at> wrote:
> >
> > Isn't RPMfusion preparing its upcoming module according to the kernel
> > version that is in Testing? I would think that RPMfusion has a nice
> working
> > module for kernel Since Fedora decided instead to
> update
> > with without a warning ,they might decide to never
> > provide the module for this kernel.
> They have other ways to see what kernels are being built. They also should
> notice that the testing version is older and that some sort of oops occured
> and not waste their time making a kmod for it.

I have since checked what kernel were lately installed. I have:

So the kernel in testing is definitely a big oops! You're right, they
shouldn't have wasted their time on this.

> If there was no way, Fedora should provide excuses. Or, if Fedora doesn't
> want to play the game with RPMfusion because NVIDIA drivers are not open
> source, they should say so and everybody will move to Nouveau. People
> Fedora will know that NVIDIA drivers are not available.

 Fedora pretty much does say people should use Nouveau.

Pretty much... Now hat it has some basic 3D support.

> You continue to complain to the wrong people. RPMFusion supports the
> rpms for the proprietary nVidia drivers and if you want anything to
> change, you should be complaining to them, as they are the ones that
> need to fix things.

I wrote to a certain Dan at rpmfusion, but I dougt I'll get an answer. I'm
sure rpmfusion is fully aware that they don't offer teh nvidia module for
the present kernel. and I would make a bet that people at Fedora are well
aware of what's going on.
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