[CentOS] Fwd: Re: kmod-nvidia?

Mon Jul 23 17:48:43 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 11:48 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>> Using elrepo is therefore safe unless you make modifications of course
>> ...
> Except that we don't want to replace or update the main repository
> packages, except in very, very special cases. That was why I allowed only
> kmod-nvidia in the repo. We do worry, since we've got 150 or so servers
> and workstations that I mostly do the updates on, and they shouldn't be
> some have, and some don't, except for an arguably special reason to be
> different than others. kmod-nvidia is the only one we have that meets that
> criteria.

Why would yum ever pull anything from a repostory that doesn't replace
base packages unless it is something that you explicitly installed?

    Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com