OEM 5.6 kernel is now transited to 5.10 but pre-signed nvidia is not and cause no nvidia driver after oem kernel transition

Bug #1935892 reported by jeremyszu
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linux-restricted-modules-oem-5.6 (Ubuntu)
Triaged
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AceLan Kao

Bug Description

If end user install nvidia driver using 20.04.2 stock image without connecting network and they will get the 5.6 oem kernel + 5.6 nvidia driver (linux-modules-nvidia-*).

After the installation, the user will get 5.10 kernel + nvidia pre-signed 5.6 driver after dist-upgrade.

It will cause there is no nvidia driver in the system.

Below shows the candidates packages:

# apt policy linux-oem-20.04
linux-oem-20.04:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 5.10.0.1034.35
  Version table:
     5.10.0.1034.35 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/main amd64 Packages
     5.10.0.1033.34 500
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/main amd64 Packages
     5.6.0.1007.7 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal/main amd64 Packages

# apt policy linux-modules-nvidia-460-oem-20.04
linux-modules-nvidia-460-oem-20.04:
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 5.6.0-1056.60
  Version table:
     5.6.0-1056.60 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-updates/restricted amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security/restricted amd64 Packages

jeremyszu (os369510)
description: updated
jeremyszu (os369510)
tags: added: oem-priority originate-from-1935814 somerville
Revision history for this message
Shih-Yuan Lee (fourdollars) wrote :

linux-modules-nvidia-460-oem-20.04 needs to become a dummy transitional package of linux-modules-nvidia-460-oem-20.04b.
Just like linux-oem-20.04 has become a dummy transitional package of linux-oem-20.04b.

Changed in linux-restricted-modules-oem-5.6 (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → AceLan Kao (acelankao)
status: New → Triaged
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