[CentOS] New C7 kernel ABI and kmods

Sat Mar 4 01:12:48 UTC 2017
Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com>

On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 12:03 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 9:16 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
>> All,
>> This is just a heads-up that the new C7 update kernel breaks ABI
>> compatibility, at least as far as using the ELrepo nVidia drivers is
>> concerned.  I have posted more details to the ELrepo list; but since many
>> folks use the Elrepo kmods I thought a heads-up would be appropriate.
>> If you use the ELrepo nvidia kmod you will either need to hold off on the
>> kernel update or uninstall the nvidia kmod.
> This is being tracked here:
> https://elrepo.org/bugs/view.php?id=720

The kmod-nvidia packages (legacy packages too) against the latest
EL7.3 kernel (3.10.0-514.10.2.el7) have been released to the main
repository and are syncing to the mirrors.


These packages will not be compatible with earlier kernel releases.