[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#366910: Bug#366910: can't install nvidia-kernel-source
rra at debian.org
Sat May 8 20:36:04 UTC 2010
Ariel <asdebian at dsgml.com> writes:
> That is true, and yet I was unable to upgrade, until I made a fake package
> called nvidia-kernel-190.53 which allowed me to upgrade nvidia-glx
Well, yes, you won't be able to upgrade nvidia-glx until after you've
built kernel modules. That part is intentional. Is that what you were
The sequence is to upgrade nvidia-kernel-source, build new kernel modules,
install the new packages, and then upgrade nvidia-glx.
This will all get much simpler with the next upload when we'll start
pushing people towards using DKMS instead.
Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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