[CentOS] Fresh install C7 nvidia

Thu Nov 8 02:19:43 UTC 2018
Ian Mortimer <i.mortimer at uq.edu.au>

On Wed, 2018-11-07 at 20:35 -0500, Jerry Geis wrote:

> I am install C7.5 on a nvidia unit and nvidia-detect tells me to use
> kmod-nvidia-390xx
> so I do the yum install and and after a long time I see this
> <snip>
> Packages skipped because of dependency problems:
>     kmod-nvidia-390xx-390.87-2.el7_6.elrepo.x86_64 from elrepo
>     nvidia-x11-drv-390xx-390.87-1.el7_5.elrepo.x86_64 from elrepo

The latest nvidia kmods from elrepo are built against the RHEL 7.6 
kernel so won't be usable until CentOS catches up.

In the meantime you could install the previous release: