Fedora 19 nVidia Drivers Install / Uninstall Guide - Comment Page: 6

Looking Fedora 22/21 nVidia Drivers Install Guide? [inttf_post_ad1] This is guide, howto install nVidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 19 "Schrödinger’s Cat" and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 6/7/8/9/200/300/400/500/600/700 series cards. Older GeForce series cards works with 304.xx nVidia drivers and newer 8/9/200/300/400/500/600/700 series cards works with 331.xx nVidia drivers. Fedora 19 nVidia driver installation is not much different from previous Fedora versions. I have tested this guide with a couple computers, so let me know, if you have some problems. 1. Before nVidia drivers installation 1.1 Check is your nVidia card...

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    1. Hello JR,

      Output of the lspci command:

      [[email protected] ~]$ lspci |grep -i VGA
      00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)

      Part of the output lspci -k:

      04:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208M [GeForce GT 730M] (rev a1)
      Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. GeForce GT 730M
      Kernel modules: nouveau

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    2. This howto dont work for me never, sorry

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      • Hi Isaac,

        I’m sorry to hear that this hasn’t worked for you.

        Could you tell a bit more about the problem and your nVidia card?

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    3. Works perfect on Fedora 21, thanks saved me after StartX failed after upgrade from F20 to F21 :-)

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    4. Didn’t work for me. System is unrecoverable.

      Fedora 21
      Geforce 8800GTS
      MSI P55-GD85

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    5. Tried this on Fedora 33. It “appears” the driver is running, but BOINC can’t find it.

      [[email protected] ~]$ nvidia-installer -v |grep version
      nvidia-installer: version 450.80.02
      [[email protected] ~]$ uname -a
      Linux localhost.localdomain 5.8.16-300.fc33.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon Oct 19 13:18:33 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
      [[email protected] ~]$ lspci |grep -E “VGA|3D”
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208 [GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2] (rev a1)
      [[email protected] ~]$

      sudo dnf install lshw

      [[email protected] ~]$ sudo lshw -C video
      *-display
      description: VGA compatible controller
      product: GK208 [GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2]
      vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
      physical id: 0
      bus info: [email protected]:01:00.0
      version: a1
      width: 64 bits
      clock: 33MHz
      capabilities: pm msi pciexpress vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
      configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0
      resources: irq:45 memory:f2000000-f2ffffff memory:e8000000-efffffff memory:f0000000-f1ffffff ioport:1100(size=128) memory:c0000-dffff
      [[email protected] ~]$

      [[email protected] boinc]$ grep driver /var/log/Xorg.0.log
      [ 12.216] Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=(hd0,msdos1)/vmlinuz-5.8.16-300.fc33.x86_64 root=UUID=4a606d36-f251-493e-8870-2cec99e3203a ro rootflags=subvol=root rhgb quiet rd.driver.blacklist=nouveau
      [ 12.218] (WW) Hotplugging is on, devices using drivers ‘kbd’, ‘mouse’ or ‘vmmouse’ will be disabled.
      [ 12.218] X.Org XInput driver : 24.1
      [ 12.240] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/nvidia_drv.so
      [ 13.431] (II) NVIDIA(0): ACPI event daemon is available, the NVIDIA X driver will
      [ 13.504] (II) NVIDIA(0): [DRI2] VDPAU driver: nvidia
      [ 13.592] ABI class: X.Org XInput driver, version 24.1
      [ 13.592] (II) Using input driver ‘libinput’ for ‘Power Button’
      [ 13.606] (II) Using input driver ‘libinput’ for ‘Power Button’
      [ 13.611] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.611] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.612] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.612] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.613] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.613] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.613] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.614] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.614] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.615] (II) Using input driver ‘libinput’ for ‘AT Translated Set 2 keyboard’
      [ 13.620] (II) Using input driver ‘libinput’ for ‘ImPS/2 Generic Wheel Mouse’
      [ 13.625] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.626] (II) No input driver specified, ignoring this device.
      [ 13.628] (II) Using input driver ‘libinput’ for ‘HP WMI hotkeys’
      [[email protected] boinc]$
      [[email protected] boinc]$
      [[email protected] boinc]$ lspci -k | grep -A 2 VGA
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208 [GeForce GT 630 Rev. 2] (rev a1)
      Subsystem: ZOTAC International (MCO) Ltd. Device 1308
      Kernel driver in use: nvidia
      [[email protected] boinc]$

      ======================================

      From top of BOINC event log

      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | cc_config.xml not found – using defaults
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Starting BOINC client version 7.16.6 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Libraries: libcurl/7.71.1 OpenSSL/1.1.1g-fips zlib/1.2.11 brotli/1.0.9 libidn2/2.3.0 libpsl/0.21.1 (+libidn2/2.3.0) libssh/0.9.5/openssl/zlib nghttp2/1.41.0
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Data directory: /var/lib/boinc
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | No usable GPUs found
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | libc: GNU libc version 2.32
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Host name: localhost.localdomain
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Processor: 8 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 870 @ 2.93GHz [Family 6 Model 30 Stepping 5]
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ht tm pbe syscall nx rdtscp lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts rep_good nopl xtopology nonstop_tsc cpuid aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl vmx smx est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm sse4_1 sse4_2 popcnt lahf_lm pti ssbd ibrs ibpb stibp tpr_shadow vnmi flexpriority ept vpid dtherm ida flush_l1d
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | OS: Linux Fedora: Fedora 33 (Workstation Edition) [5.8.16-300.fc33.x86_64|libc 2.32 (GNU libc)]
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Memory: 15.57 GB physical, 4.00 GB virtual
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Disk: 231.88 GB total, 222.30 GB free
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | | Local time is UTC -5 hours
      Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:38:43 PM CDT | World Community Grid | General prefs: from World Community Grid (last

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      • Hello Roland,

        Your driver installation looks good. I can’t directly give you any answer about this BOINC problem, I will test this soon, maybe I found something.

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