[CentOS] Question on CentoS 7.4 on nvidia

Fri Dec 15 07:31:10 UTC 2017
Phil Perry <pperry at elrepo.org>

On 15/12/17 00:21, Jerry Geis wrote:
> So I removed the nvidia items and reinstalled.
> In /var/log/messages I saw dracut commands for every kernel EXCEPT the
> 4.14.5 elrepo kernel.
> So I did it manually and I get an error.
> /usr/bin/dracut --add-drivers nvidia -f
> /boot/initramfs-4.14.5-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64.img 4.14.5-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64
> Failed to install module nvidia
> No sure what to do.
> Jerry

The elrepo kmod packages ONLY support the distro RHEL/CentOS kernels. 
They are NOT compatible with any other non-KABI compatible kernels, 
including the mainline and LTS kernel packages from elrepo.

Hope that helps.