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Safe Update with Yum

If you decide to make a major update of your system, do make sure to install some core packages first, otherwise just simple “sudo yum update” might lead to a corrupt installation. This is all because, for instance, that when a new kernel is ready and available, kmod-nvidia drivers in the Livna repo might be missing for this very kernel version for a couple of hours or even days.

Just watch the output to make sure everything runs smoothly.

After that you might want to issue

Of course, another option is to use the yum‘s –exclude=blah directive.

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