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Graphic Card not getting Configured on Fedora

asked 2017-02-16 06:40:17 +0000

Sanjay gravatar image

One of our esteem customer is using HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Tower PC with HP NVIDIA GeForce GT730 2GB PCI-E x8 Quad Head LP/FH 802315-001 Graphic Card.

This graphic card is not getting configured on Fedora OS. We desire your support in this regards.

Kindly guide us how to configure the above mentioned card on Fedora OS plateform.

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answered 2017-02-16 21:36:39 +0000

steveebey73742 gravatar image

updated 2017-02-16 21:43:07 +0000

try this, it worked well for my GTX970.

go get the latest linux x64 drivers from nvidia.com website, save the driver and then do the following steps.

start terminal

sudo -i
dracut --omit-drivers nouveau /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r) --force
systemctl set-default multi-user.target (boots into a text only mode)
reboot
login as root
dnf install kernel-devel-$(uname -r) gcc dkms acpid
cd /directorywhereyousavedfile
bash NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-??????.run (driver version number in place of ??????)
Accept license, say yes to DKMS and 32 bit library installation. If running in secure boot EFI, you will be possibly need to make a digital key.  I do not fully understand that procedure, so I disabled secure boot in my bios and did not have to do that step.
systemctl set-default graphical.target
reboot
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Does that imply that drivers have to be reinstalled after every kernel update?

florian ( 2017-02-17 04:51:36 +0000 )edit

nope, the dkms will automatically update to new kernel. only time drivers will change, is when nvidia releases a new one.

steveebey73742 ( 2017-02-18 15:32:50 +0000 )edit

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