[CentOS] dkms

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 20:19:53 UTC 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:13 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:

>> why dkms?
>> use nvidia-x11-drv-173xx and kmod-nvidia-173xx from elrepo, the kmod is
>> kabi-tracking.
> That's the one I think I'm using. Somehow, when I did my most recent
> update, to kernel 2.6.18-164.11.1.el5, or whenever it did an X update, I
> lose track, it installed dkms-nvidia-x11-drv. I want to prevent that
> update from occurring in the future... and I may need to do it on some
> users' systems, also with older nvidia cards.

Try uninstalling the dkms stuff using yum like so:

yum remove dkms-nvidia-x11-drv

If you do not have any other dkms-dependent packages, you should
remove all dkms-xxx.


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