[ubuntu-x] (Update) Re: -nvidia upgrade issues

Wouter Stomp wouterstomp at gmail.com
Sat Nov 7 17:19:53 GMT 2009

On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Alberto Milone
<alberto.milone at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 07 Nov 2009 01:21:11 Bryce Harrington wrote:
> For this reason I think it makes sense to make sure that, when we install
> nvidia (or any other driver which relies on DKMS), the module is built for the
> current kernel (e.g. 2.6.28) and for the most recent one (e.g. 2.6.31). If the
> current kernel and the most recent one are the same, then nothing changes and
> we build only 1 module.

Wouldn't it be better to build the module for all installed kernels?
The grub boot menu will show you all installed kernels and allow you
to boot them. Wouldn't only building for the current and most recent
kernel leave the other installed kernel versions in a broken state?


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