Fedora 34/33/32 NVIDIA Drivers Install Guide - Comment Page: 117

This is guide, howto install NVIDIA proprietary drivers on Fedora 34/33/32/31/30 and disable Nouveau driver. This guide works with GeForce 8/9/200/300/400/500/600/700/800/900/10/20/30 series cards. GeForce RTX 30 series cards works with 465.xx and 460.xx NVIDIA drivers, (RTX 3090, RTX 3080 and RTX 3070) GeForce RTX 20 series cards works with 465.xx, 460.xx and 450.xx NVIDIA drivers (RTX 2080 Ti, RTX 2080, RTX 2070 Ti, RTX 2070, RTX 2060) GeForce GT/GTX 600/700/800/900/10 series cards works with 465.xx, 460.xx, 450.xx and 390.xx NVIDIA drivers (GTX 1080 Ti, GTX 1080, GTX 1070, GTX 1060, GTX 1660 ...) GeForce GT/GTX 400/500 series cards works with 390.xx NVIDIA drivers ...

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    1. Hello,

      First, thanks for a great step by step walk through for this.

      I installed fedora 34 plasma kde on my older msi a5000 laptop with nvidia geforce 8200m and successfully ran through the complete driver installation you provided using the NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.108-patched-kernel-5.11 and everything looked good. I did the final reboot after switching back to runlevel 5, system began loading but stopped with black screen and blinking cursor in top left corner. I tried hard reboot and same result. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks

      • Hi Corey,

        Could you first post output of following command:

        lspci |grep -E "VGA|3D"
        • I had the exact same problem (KDE too but different hardware)

          00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 530 (rev 06)
          01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107GLM [Quadro M1000M] (rev a2)

    2. nvidia-installer: version 460.80

      Linux fedora 5.11.21-300.fc34.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri May 14 17:43:38 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK106 [GeForce GTX 660] (rev a1)

      Author thank you a lot for detailed instruction! All worked how described

    3. I am at my wits end! I have 8 monitors that work fine in windows. That’s two graphics cards. RTX 2080Ti & Quadro P2000. I can get one card or the other to output in fedora 34 but not both… The noveua drivers illuminate 7 monitors without issues. The one 4k monitor had to be disconnected. How do I get output on both GPU’s???

    4. Hi, thank you for the article JR. I installed my RTX 2070 properly however I have a terrible battery life. It barely goes an hour and even for the simplest stuff sometimes GPU fans start working and does not stup for some time. Do you have any tips and tricks to oncrease the battery life? I went to nvidia-settings and set the stuff to high performance, for some reason refresh rate is only 144Hz. There is no place to set it to other rate. I even installed xrandr to decrease the refresh rate but there seems to be no option to make it 60Hz. So battery life isso crappy. This forces me to think about other distros. I really like Fedora but this is inacceptable.

    5. For kerala 5.12.8-300.fc34.x86_64 tried with 340.108 driver . But failed building kernal module. Even with dkms and without dkms

      • Hello vikas,

        Did you tried to install patched version? I tried it on Fedora 34 kernel 5.12.8 and it works normally.

    6. This is the accurate step by step guide to install NVIDIA drivers. Helped me get my GT9500 running on Fedora 34. Thanks a lot for putting this together. Specially the patched version of the driver.

      Output of the commands are as follows –


      [[email protected] ~]$ nvidia-installer -v |grep version
      nvidia-installer: version 340.108 ([email protected])
      [[email protected] ~]$ uname -a
      Linux localhost.localdomain 5.12.9-200.fc33.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Jun 3 13:55:31 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
      [[email protected] ~]$
      [[email protected] ~]$ lspci |grep -E “VGA|3D”
      02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G96C [GeForce 9500 GT] (rev a1)

      Thank You!

    7. Struct in Splash screen. Doesn’t boot with 5.12 kernel. Fedora 34-nVidia 1050

      • Hello Mjolnir28,

        Could you post output of following commands:

        lspci |grep -E "VGA|3D"
        uname -a

        And what NVIDIA driver version you tried to install?

    8. nvidia-installer: version 418.113

      Linux localhost.localdomain 5.12.9-300.fc34.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Jun 3 13:51:40 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 755M] (rev a1)
      07:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 755M] (rev a1)

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