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Re: [opensuse] 10.2 is turning into a nightmare
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2007 19:10:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <200702111910.34173.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 11 February 2007 19:08, Billie Erin Walsh wrote:
> On 02/11/2007 Anders Johansson wrote:
> > But above all, *why* are you updating the kernel. It's something you
> > should
> > only do when it's absolutely necessary (I know there are people on
> > this list
> > who would tell you otherwise - please don't listen to them. They are
> > experienced enough to fix things when they go wrong, and when you
> > play with
> > kernels, things often go wrong)
>
> IMHO, it was necessary. It cured some issues I was having. Some that had
> no other solution.
>
> I believe there were some others on the list that were having problems
> that the newer kernel also solved. That is where I got the repo address
> from, the list, in a post to someone else. After reading the messages I
> decided to try it myself. AND it worked.

OK, fair enough.

Nevertheless, don't do it by adding factory as a source. Just download the
kernel rpm individually, and install it manually

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