4. Fedora 40/39/38 Restore / Change / Update Plymouth After NVIDIA Drivers Installation (BIOS/UEFI Users)

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4.1 Create /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia.conf file

Create /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia.conf with content “options nvidia_drm modeset=1”

echo "options nvidia_drm modeset=1" >> /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia.conf

4.2 Create /etc/dracut.conf.d/nvidia.conf file

Create /etc/dracut.conf.d/nvidia.conf file with following content, note you need white spaces inside add_drivers and install_items:

add_drivers+=" nvidia nvidia_modeset nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm "
install_items+=" /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia.conf "

4.3 Regenerate initramfs/initrd image(s)

dracut -f

If you want use default theme solar, then just reboot:


If you want some other plymouth theme then continue reading.

4.4 Check available Plymouth themes

## Fedora 40/39/38 ##
dnf search plymouth-theme
========================= Name Matched: plymouth-theme =========================
plymouth-theme-solar.x86_64 : Plymouth "Solar" theme
plymouth-theme-charge.x86_64 : Plymouth "Charge" plugin
plymouth-theme-script.x86_64 : Plymouth "Script" plugin
plymouth-theme-breeze.x86_64 : Breeze theme for Plymouth
plymouth-theme-spinner.x86_64 : Plymouth "Spinner" theme
plymouth-theme-fade-in.x86_64 : Plymouth "Fade-In" theme
plymouth-theme-spinner.x86_64 : Plymouth "Spinner" theme
plymouth-theme-hot-dog.noarch : Plymouth Happy Hot Dog Theme
plymouth-theme-spinfinity.x86_64 : Plymouth "Spinfinity" theme

4.5 Install Plymouth and some Plymouth theme, example spinfinity

## Fedora 40/39/38 ##
dnf install plymouth-theme-spinfinity

4.6 Setup spinfinity as default theme

plymouth-set-default-theme spinfinity

4.7 Regenerate initramfs/initrd image(s)

dracut -f

4.8 Reboot and check, is it working as it should be