NVIDIA Driver on Fedora 31 with Kernel 5.4

There’s been problem with NVIDIA driver on my computer running Fedora 31 ever since the kernel has hit version 5.4.*. The issue is that the NVIDIA driver version 435.21, which is installed from rpmfusion-nonfree, can’t be built with kernel 5.4. Here is the version of the akmod-nvidia package: [root@watamem ~]# dnf info akmod-nvidia Last metadata expiration check: 1:48:11 ago on Sun 02 Feb 2020 08:13:26 PM AEDT. Installed Packages Name : akmod-nvidia Epoch : 3 Version : 435....

February 2, 2020 · 4 min · 652 words · kenno

Nvidia Driver on Fedora 25

Fedora 25 has Wayland enabled by default. However, if your computer has a (good) Nvidia graphic card and want to make use of it, you’ll need to switch to Xorg and install the Nvidia proprietary driver. Note that only the Nvidia driver with the version newer than 375.20 works on Fedora 25. Ref: How do I install the Nvidia driver on Fedora 25?

December 17, 2016 · 1 min · 63 words · kenno

ERROR: could not insert ‘nvidia_352’: Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)

This is my third time having problem installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (14.04). What’s worse is that I could not remember how I fixed them last time. Hope this blog post will prevent me from pulling my hair out for the 4th time. So, I installed Nvidia driver as usual: After it’s finished, I tried to load the module: Well, it turned out that I need to also install another linux-image package: linux-image-extra-3....

December 1, 2015 · 1 min · 105 words · kenno