[CentOS] Fresh install C7 nvidia

Sat Nov 10 17:46:45 UTC 2018
Gregory P. Ennis <PoMec at PoMec.Net>

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:




Thanks for the information.  I have el7_5 functioning, but my yum update fails with the
same errors that Jerry described.  I'll wait on Centos 7.6 !!!!

Thanks again for posting the problem, you saved me a bunch of time!!!!