[CentOS] C7 and NVIDIA driver

Sun Sep 30 18:56:52 UTC 2018
Alessandro Baggi <alessandro.baggi at gmail.com>

Hi James,
I tried as suggested installing cuda but the problem persist.
In a previous c7.5 installation all works as expected but the driver was
less then 390.77.

So installing latest cuda nvidia driver for suggested links does not work.

What other can I try?

Il Gio 20 Set 2018, 19:52 James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com> ha

> Alessandro Baggi:
> >
> > I found this https://access.redhat.com/solutions/3438891 but I've not
> > access to this content. In this content seems that the workaround is
> > using lightdm and mask gdm.
> That page is not exactly helpful ... virtually no details
> Strangely, it has 'Solution Verified' at the top of the page, but the
> listed 'Resolution' is:
> > At this time there is no guaranteed resolution of this issue. Using the
> > Nvidia Beta graphics module sometimes works, but is not guaranteed
> > or supported
> What is more puzzling, is that we have probably over a thousand
> workstations running CentOS 7.5 with Nvidia cards using the proprietary
> driver and haven't seen any of the 'issues' listed - which are:
> *  Nvidia proprietary module doesn't work after upgrading to RHEL7.5
> *  No graphics after updating to RHEL7.5
> *  Desktop does not start after upgrading to RHEL7.5 with Nvidia graphics
> driver
> *  Black screen after installing Nvidia proprietary graphics module in
> RHEL7.5
> We're using gdm which launches Mate
> James Pearson
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