Bug#636680: [nvidia-kernel-dkms] Should Ask for Reboot
debian at abeckmann.de
Fri Aug 5 09:08:21 UTC 2011
On 2011-08-05 09:32, David Baron wrote:
> Package: nvidia-kernel-dkms
> Version: 280.13-1
> Severity: minor
> --- Please enter the report below this line. ---
> Since the DKMS build can proceed while X is running, there will be a conflict
> on next startup. This probably applies to -source package as well.
I don't get your point here. What will be broken on next reboot?
Won't it be automagically "fixed" then?
> installer demands shutting down, say kdm, before compiling.
Would you really prefer that way?
> Actually, since a module is loaded at boot time, things might not work until
> after a reboot in any case.
> So "need tor reboot to complete upgrade" notification should be shown.
> --- Package information. ---
> nvidia-support | 20110729+1
There should have been a debconf question being displayed with priority
high that the currently loaded kernel module does not match the
libraries being installed. Or is your debconf priority set to critical?
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