How To nVidia

Fedora 12 / 13

In order to keep compatibility with nouveau, you either need to recreate the initrd manually after the driver has been installed, or add a command line option to the kernel. To recreate the initrd:

Fedora 12 / 13

In order to keep compatibility with nouveau, you either need to recreate the initrd manually after the driver has been installed, or add a command line option to the kernel. To recreate the initrd:

su -
mv /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r)-nouveau.img
dracut /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)

To use the default initrd, but disable the nouveau driver, edit /etc/grub.conf and add the following to the end of the line(s) starting with ‘kernel’:

  rdblacklist=nouveau nomodeset

Before using the driver, you need to lower your system protection so SElinux doesn’t prevent the driver to load.

setsebool -P allow_execstack on

Note: With lastest packages this options is set automatically.
Note: kmod-nvidia-96xx is not currently available for Fedora 13 (1)

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