[CentOS] Updating 7.5->7.6

Tue Dec 18 14:55:43 UTC 2018
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

John Hodrien wrote:
> 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 functional?
I would have thought so, but
yum list nvidia-x11\* --disableexcludes=all

gives me
Installed Packages
nvidia-x11-drv-304xx.x86_64        304.135-1.el7.elrepo           @elrepo
Available Packages
nvidia-x11-drv.x86_64              410.78-2.el7_6.elrepo          elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-304xx-32bit.x86_64  304.135-1.el7.elrepo           elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-32bit.x86_64        410.78-1.el7_6.elrepo          elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-340xx.x86_64        340.107-1.el7.elrepo           elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-340xx-32bit.x86_64  340.107-1.el7.elrepo           elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-390xx.x86_64        390.87-1.el7_5.elrepo          elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-390xx-32bit.x86_64  390.87-1.el7_5.elrepo          elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-libs.i686           410.78-2.el7_6.elrepo          elrepo
nvidia-x11-drv-libs.x86_64         410.78-2.el7_6.elrepo          elrepo

Also, as I think of it, I saw the same thing a week or so ago, trying to
update another system.

Is there something missing?