[CentOS] Updating 7.5->7.6

Tue Dec 18 14:52:14 UTC 2018
John Hodrien <J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk>

On Tue, 18 Dec 2018, mark wrote:

> I've got a user with a legacy NVidia card. I've got kmod-nvidia. Last time
> I did an update, all I did was yum update --disableexcludes. This time, it
> fails, with
> Error: Package: nvidia-x11-drv-304xx-304.135-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64 (@elrepo)
>           Requires: xorg-x11-server-Xorg <= 1.19.99
>           Removing: xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.19.5-5.el7.x86_64 (@base)
>               xorg-x11-server-Xorg = 1.19.5-5.el7
>           Updated By: xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.20.1-5.1.el7.x86_64 (updates)
>               xorg-x11-server-Xorg = 1.20.1-5.1.el7
>           Available: xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.20.1-3.el7.x86_64 (base)
>               xorg-x11-server-Xorg = 1.20.1-3.el7
>           Available: xorg-x11-server-Xorg-1.20.1-5.el7.x86_64 (updates)
>               xorg-x11-server-Xorg = 1.20.1-5.el7
> I'd appreciate any help understanding what this is telling me. It *looks*
> like it wants to update
> vidia-x11-drv-304xx-304.135-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64
> with
> vidia-x11-drv-304xx-304.135-5.el7.elrepo.x86_64 (or maybe 135-6)
> and then it wants to replace the elrepo mods with base or updates.
> Is this saying there's no update for the xorg-x11-server-Xorg (I don't see
> one) on elrepo? Does this mean I'll have to go back to the proprietary
> driver?

You'd think kmod-nvidia-304xx-304.135-6.el7_6.elrepo.x86_64.rpm would put you
into a happy place.  Can you double check that you've got elrepo enabled and