Procedure for not update Kernel and Driver? [Solved]

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Procedure for not update Kernel and Driver? [Solved]

Postby albfneto » Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:25

In the University, i use Sabayon in a comp. with an ATI board with proprietary drivers, because i need ATI GPU for chemical calculations.
i know that ther LTS kernel is 3.10, however my comp is using the Kernel 3.12.1, working good:

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Pacote: sys-kernel/linux-sabayon-3.12.7 branch: 5, [sabayonlinux.org]
╠          Disponível:   versão: 3.12.7 ~ tag: NoTag ~ revisão: 1
╠          Instalado:    versão: 3.12.1 ~ tag: NoTag ~ revisão: 1
╠          Slot:         3.12
╠          Homepage:     https://github.com/Sabayon/kernel
╠          Descrição:    Official Sabayon Linux Standard
╠                        kernel image

 @@ Pacote: x11-drivers/ati-drivers-13.9#3.12.0-sabayon branch: 5, [sabayonlinux.org]
╠          Disponível:   versão: 13.9 ~ tag: 3.12.0-sabayon ~ revisão: 7
╠          Instalado:    versão: 13.9 ~ tag: 3.12.0-sabayon ~ revisão: 1
╠          Slot:         1,3.12.0-sabayon
╠          Homepage:     http://www.amd.com
╠          Descrição:    Ati precompiled drivers for Radeon
╠                        Evergreen (HD5000 Series) and
╠                        newer chipsets
╠          Licença:      AMD GPL-2 QPL-1.0



But i dont want upgrade kernel and driver, since this is working good. For no more upgrade, i masked the kernel and the ATI drivers.

Is there another simple procedure fo no more upgrade kernel and driver in this machine?
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Re: Procedure for not update Kernel and Driver?

Postby Stupot » Thu Jan 16, 2014 17:25

Kernels shouldn't update unless you explicitly do so. They aren't supposed to update as a part of a 'equo upgrade'.

As far as the ATI driver, if you don't want it to update, then masking it is the only thing I can think of.
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Re: Procedure for not update Kernel and Driver?

Postby albfneto » Thu Jan 16, 2014 20:57

Thanks... Solved.
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