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Nvidia drivers & cuda stopped working after update

asked 2017-08-26 16:12:54 -0500

chaitanyacix gravatar image

updated 2017-08-26 16:17:34 -0500

yesterday I updated to 4.12.8-300.fc26.x86_64 kernel immediately after that NVIDIA & cuda stopped working

the Nvidia driver were removed from dkms, (dkms status came empty)

Nvidia-smi stopped working After re-installation, lt he new nvidia 384.69 worked fine till I installed cuda, then they stopped working.

after trying several things I came to know that the issue was in xorg-x11-drv-nvidia version, it is still 375.66 so the version mismatch error was shown. especially with NVML version mismatch.

anyone know how to fix this?

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For my own desktop, I use nothing but Nvidia Proprietary, with dkms enabled. I have had zero problems in F26 with kernel updates and I am using 384.69 from the nvidia website. I also read that F27 will use the Nvidia driver as primary, and an autofallback to nouveau if needed. if you need step by step to install proprietary, just ask.

SteveEbey73701 gravatar imageSteveEbey73701 ( 2017-08-26 17:16:33 -0500 )edit

Yes a step by step install guide would be great
I also used Nvidia Proprietary, with dkms enabled but the rpmfusion drivers are interfering, a step by step instruction guide for handling this would be great. please help xorg-x11-drv-nvidia version create problem its from rpmfusion if i installed cuda with rpmfusion disabled the transaction fails. if I do it otherwise this issue happens again. is there a way to stop those xorg-x11-drv-nvidia from getting installed?

chaitanyacix gravatar imagechaitanyacix ( 2017-08-26 17:23:11 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-08-27 08:20:04 -0500

SteveEbey73701 gravatar image

updated 2017-08-27 08:21:06 -0500

run dnf list installed *nvidia* and then remove anything it finds with sudo dnf remove <packagename>, then follow the answer I posted in this link.

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