Please facilitate assistance on how to disable the nouveau driver in order to install an nvidia driver.
I have not been successful in finding a step by step process on how to get this done. I did a few searches online and found some article, but after trying many of them I am back here to see if someone how this done correctly.
I am running latest 8.4 code released.
You want to try ELRepo’s kmod-nvidia package. It will disable the nouveau driver as part of the installation process. Look in:
I followed a recipe provided elsewhere on this forum (tip of the hat to @Ritov) that worked just fine for me:
/etc/default/grub, add the following phrase to the value of
/etc/modprobe.d/nouveau.conf and add the following line:
- Rebuild modules
- Rebuild your grub config:
I did all the above from a shell with root privileges.
I had no further issues or complaints from nouveau or my nVidia card after doing this.