Fedora 34/33/32 NVIDIA Drivers Install Guide - Comment Page: 119

This is guide, howto install NVIDIA proprietary drivers (manually using .run files) 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 470.xx, 465.xx and 460.xx NVIDIA drivers, (RTX 3090, RTX 3080 and RTX 3070) GeForce RTX 20 series cards works with 470.xx, 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 470.xx, 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...

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    1. Hi JR,
      Did the following
      1. Verify nvidia card is supported
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G72 [GeForce 7300 LE] (rev a1)
      2. downloaded the associated nvidia driver
      NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.137.run
      3. followed the instructions and got the following error when running the nvidia installer:
      make -C /usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/build CFLAGS= LDFLAGS= /usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/objtool/fixdep
      make -C /usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/lib/subcmd/ OUTPUT=/usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/objtool/
      make -C /usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/build CFLAGS= LDFLAGS= /usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/objtool/fixdep
      make[4]: *** [Makefile:55: /usr/src/kernels/5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64/tools/objtool/objtool-in.o] Error 1
      make[3]: *** [Makefile:69: objtool] Error 2
      make[2]: *** [Makefile:1990: tools/objtool] Error 2
      NVIDIA: left KBUILD.
      nvidia.ko failed to build!
      make[1]: *** [Makefile:261: module] Error 1
      make: *** [makefile:59: module] Error 2

      5. I am running : Linux fedora 5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64

      Any suggestions on what went wrong??

      Reply
      • Hello Herb,

        Unfortunately NVIDIA 304.xx is not supported anymore with latest 5.13 kernels.

        Reply
    2. Thank you very much! Worked like a charm:

      $ nvidia-installer -v |grep version
      nvidia-installer: version 470.63.01

      $ uname -a
      Linux fedora 5.13.13-200.fc34.x86_64 #1 SMP Thu Aug 26 17:06:39 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

      $ lspci |grep -E “VGA|3D”
      01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM206 [GeForce GTX 950] (rev a1)

      Reply
    3. Hi there,

      after the installation only my external monitor is working. The laptop monitor does not show anything. How to enable dual monitor?

      Reply
      • Hi,

        Actually this is how to NVIDIA drivers works with NVIDIA Optimus laptops. If you check step 1.2 you can see link to https://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/470.63.01/README/optimus.html

        “The driver may be installed normally on Optimus systems, but the NVIDIA X driver and the NVIDIA OpenGL driver may not be able to display to the laptop’s internal display panel unless a means to connect the panel to the NVIDIA GPU (for example, a hardware multiplexer, or “mux”, often controllable by a BIOS setting) is available. On systems without a mux, the NVIDIA GPU can still be useful for offscreen rendering, PRIME render offload, running CUDA applications, and other uses that don’t require driving a display.”

        Next thing to do is check your BIOS / UEFI. Is it possible to disable integrated graphics / NVIDIA Optimus?

        Reply
    4. Worked like a charm. Thank you very much!

      Reply
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