Nvidia driver doesn't load at boot

asked 2018-01-18 06:43:08 -0600

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Hello, I installed Fedora for the first time yesterday on my new desktop. It has a Ryzen 7 proc and GTX 1070 Ti gpu, so I installed the Nvidia drivers and Cuda libraries for future projects. I followed the instructions on this link to install them, and added the rules on /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf to blacklist nouveau:

blacklist nouveau
blacklist lbm-nouveauoptions nouveau modeset=0
alias nouveau off
alias lbm-nouveau off

Then every time I boot it seems the nvidia drivers don't load, the system is pretty slow and glitchy and runninng nvidia-setting throw and error. But if I boot in multi-user mode (systemctl set-default multi-user.target), then login with my user and startx the drivers are loaded and everything is nice and smooth. Any suggestion what can cause this and how can I fix this? Thanks

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I use proprietary, with dkms enabled, so that kernel updates automatically build new kernel modules. I am running 390.12 from this link. Remove anything to do with akmod nvidia, make sure you have installed dkms, gcc, acpid so that you can build kernel modules when kernel updates come out. Check my profile, for posts I have made, with step by step install, if needed.

SteveEbey73701 gravatar imageSteveEbey73701 ( 2018-01-18 10:07:02 -0600 )edit

Did you choose for Xorg when you login with GDM of are you using Wayland? It sounds to me that you are working with Wayland.

Jos gravatar imageJos ( 2018-01-18 13:26:07 -0600 )edit

@Jos, read his post again, you see he says that he runs startx and it works.

SteveEbey73701 gravatar imageSteveEbey73701 ( 2018-01-18 22:35:21 -0600 )edit