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Has anyone made akmod-nvidia work with fedora 24 beta

asked 2016-05-14 14:39:30 -0500

nathan.huesken gravatar image


I know it is beta, so it is not a suprise if it does not work. But maybe someone has got it working?

I tried it with this:

dnf --enablerepo=rpmfusion-nonfree-rawhide --enablerepo=rpmfusion-free-rawhide install akmod-nvidia

But X does not start afterwards anymore.

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answered 2016-05-15 01:19:21 -0500

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updated 2016-05-15 01:21:04 -0500

After patching akmod-nvidia it works fine here (fixed rpm's aren't available from any repo yet) .

$ inxi -GSC
System:    Host: localhost.localdomain Kernel: 4.5.4-300.fc24.x86_64 x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.0.1  Distro: Fedora release 24 (Twenty Four)
CPU:       Octa core AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core (-MCP-) cache: 16384 KB 
           clock speeds: max: 4500 MHz 1: 1400 MHz 2: 1400 MHz 3: 2100 MHz
           4: 1400 MHz 5: 3400 MHz 6: 2100 MHz 7: 2100 MHz 8: 2800 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA GK106 [GeForce GTX 660]
           Display Server: Fedora 118.3 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau)
           Resolution: 3840x2160@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: GeForce GTX 660/PCIe/SSE2
           GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 364.19

Link to the bugreport

and more excuses from the kernel devs

I don't know why they needed CONFIG_DEBUG_VM_PGFLAGS=y in a release kernel seems pretty dumb to me.

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