Fedora 32/31/30 nVidia Drivers Install Guide - Comment Page: 104

This is guide, howto install nVidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 32/31/30/29/28 and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 6/7/8/9/200/300/400/500/600/700/800/900/10/20 series cards. GeForce 20 series cards works with 450.xx nVidia drivers GeForce 600/700/800/900/10 series cards works with 390.xx and 450.xx nVidia drivers GeForce 400/500 series cards works with 390.xx nVidia drivers GeForce 8/9/200/300 series cards works with 340.xx nVidia drivers [inttf_post_ad1] This is totally different guide than my earlier guides, like Fedora 20 nVidia driver install. This guide uses nVidia drivers directly from nVidia site and dkms to help on kernel updates. Have...

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    1. Anyone with pached 340.108 for 5.6* kernel?

    2. Hello all!

      I just updated this guide and tested all drivers with Fedora 32.

      New patched drivers are available too, should work normally with kernel 5.6+, dkms and Gnome 3.36.1.

      Please let me know if you still have problems?

    3. Patched 390.132 on Fedora 31 with Kernel 5.6 works! Thanks so much!

    4. how can i patch my 440.59 nvidia for work on kernel 5.6?

    5. How can i patch my 440.59 nvidia driver for work on kernel 5.6?

      • Hi Maksym,

        Any reason why you want patch 440.59 nvidia driver for 5.6 kernel? You can use 440.82 and it works out of the box.

    6. Successfully installed and working great, thanks!
      Hard: Thinkpad T410 with NVIDIA 218M
      OS: Fedora 32 Workstation x86_64 (upgraded today from F31)
      Kernel: 5.6.7-300
      Driver: Nvidia-340.108

      But Plymouth doesn’t work after page 2 tutorial. It seems dracut don’t find nvidia_modeset:

      #dracut -f
      dracut-install: Failed to find module ‘nvidia_modeset’
      dracut: FAILED: /usr/lib/dracut/dracut-install -D /var/tmp/dracut.yLU746/initramfs –kerneldir /lib/modules/5.6.7-300.fc32.x86_64/ -m nvidia nvidia_modeset nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm

      • Hi Tiago,

        Thanks. This might be nvidia 340.108 problem, but I check this soon.

    7. Hi,
      IMHO, you must correct all the NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.135, with NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.108

      This because we dowload the 340.108 and not 304.135 …

      • Hi FS,

        Actually this is just old example howto patch drivers. I could be updated to nvidia 340.xx or 390.xx too. I have patched nvidia 340xx and 390xx and should work currently with 5.6 kernels.

    8. TYVM

      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:

      add_drivers+=”nvidia nvidia_modeset nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm”


      Works in Fedora with rpmfusion nvidiadrivers too (F29/30/21/32)

      • Excellent! Nice to hear. I haven’t used rpmfusion nvidia drivers since Fedora 20, but they do nice work too.

        • It seems that after a recent dracut update there must now be whitespace before and after each item, thus:

          add_drivers+=” nvidia nvidia_modeset nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm ”


          install_items+=” /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia.conf ”

    9. 1-nvidia-installer: version 440.82
      2-Linux omen 5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 29 19:01:34 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
      3-Linux omen 5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 29 19:01:34 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

      Working perfectly thank you

    10. $ nvidia-installer -v |grep version
      nvidia-installer: version 390.132 ([email protected]) Fri Nov 1 05:16:00 PDT 2019

      $ uname -a
      Linux localhost.localdomain 5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 29 19:01:34 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

      $ lspci |grep -E “VGA|3D”
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 525M] (rev a1)

    11. Any guess to why do I get “An error ocurred while performing the step: “building kernel modules”..”?
      I’m trying to install 440.64 on a recently upgraded F32 from F31 with kernel 5.6.8-300

      I have a GT710 and had installed the driver on a previous kernel

      • Hi Fabro,

        Try latest nVidia 440.82 instead, should work with latest 5.6.8 kernel.

        • Thank you very much! That did solve the problem I was having!

          Have a nice one

    12. It worked great for me. Running Fedora 32, Intel Core i7-6700K and two GeForce GTX 980 in sli. Thank you so much for posting this guide, I am so grateful.

      • Hi Freddy!

        Excellent nice to hear that you got everything working!

    13. Hello,

      First, thank you for your work. I have relied on this website to navigate NVIDIA driver installs on a fedora box. All other times I have muddled my way. This time is different.

      nvidia-installer -v | grep version
      nvidia-installer: version 440.82

      name -a
      Linux mac 5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Apr 29 …

      lspci | grep -E “VGA|3D”
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070] (rev a1)

      I recently upgraded from fedora 30 to 32. I have successfully installed the NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-440.82.run file and successfully followed all of the steps in your manual. But when I reboot, the machine diverts output to a terminal login. The

      dkms status
      nvidia, 440.82, 5.6.8-300.fc32.x86_64: installed

      appears to recognize there is a graphics target. I have re-installed the NVIDIA driver with nvidia-installer –uninstall and successfully compiled the drivers three times.

      I appreciate any help or advice you might have

      • I figured it out! The gnome environment was disabled. I enabled it with

        systemctl enable gdm.service

        systemctl start gdm.service

    14. Excellent guide, tested by installing NVIDIA driver x86-64 440.82 on Fedora 32 using GTX650Ti video adapter.
      Next, what you asked for in case of success:

      [[email protected] ~]$ nvidia-installer -v |grep version
      nvidia-installer:  version 440.82
      [[email protected] ~]$ uname -a
      Linux localhost.localdomain 5.6.10-300.fc32.x86_64 #1 SMP Mon May 4 14:29:45
      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 GK106 [GeForce GTX 650
      Ti] (rev a1)
      [[email protected] ~]$

      Many thanks!

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