When I install a new kernel, I notice that DKMS removes previous kernel modules as well as adding them to the new kernel.
In the real old days these were not removed at all - so removal is a good thing. The issue is that the old kernel is still running and until machine is rebooted the modules wont be available I would think. I wonder - Is there a way to mark the deletion to happen after the new kernel is booted ?
I may well be missing something of course.
Installed 4.6.2 kernel while 4.6.1 running - pacman says:
(1/1) Remove DKMS modules ==> dkms -q remove -q -m vboxguest -v 5.0.20_OSE -k 4.6.1-2-ARCH
==> dkms -q remove -q -m vboxhost -v 5.0.20_OSE -k 4.6.1-2-ARCH
...==> dkms -q install -m vboxguest -v 5.0.20_OSE -k 4.6.2-1-ARCH
==> dkms -q install -m vboxhost -v 5.0.20_OSE -k 4.6.2-1-ARCH
Thanks for any thoughts.