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upgrading video cards...

Jarod Wilson <jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at> writes:

>> The thing I like about dkms is that it happens automagically.  When a
>> new kernel is installed, dkms recompiles the kernel for it with no user
>> intervention.
> For the record, same thing with akmods.

The only problem with dkms (I've never heard about akmods) is that
it doesn't build the module for the new kernel until you reboot.
That doesn't help if you have a module that needs to be in the
preboot (initrd).  Imagine if you need a third-party disk driver
module -- how would you solve that with a dkms or akmod solution?


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