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Re: [SLE] YOU breaks Xorg
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2006 20:08:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <1144174091.25238.4.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 10:10 +0200, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 09:55:33AM +0200, Clayton wrote:
> > > Did you try reinstalling the nvidia driver? Updating either X or the
> > > kernel with YOU will uninstall it
> >
> > I knew that a kernel update would require a nvidia driver reinstall
> > (due to kernel modules/integration)...
>
> This is not true, usual the nvidia driver survives a kernel update.

Depends on how you define "usual". It is relinked if you use the version
of the nvidia driver that has a precompiled object in the kernel
package. As soon as you update the driver, you need to redo it when you
update the kernel



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