Nvidia 555.58.02 in rpmfusion testing repo

Rpmfusion is switching from the production branch to ‘new features’ branch.

https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/updates/testing/40/x86_64/repoview/

https://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/updates/testing/39/x86_64/repoview/

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Added rpmfusion

This will get pushed to stable repo’s this friday as there are no negative reports here or at rpmfusion bug tracker.

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Just a quick question before I dive in.
I see the packages akmod-nvidia and akmod-nvidia-open there.
Is it correct to assume that this now should be installed using dnf install akmod-nvidia-open instead of the older dnf install akmod-nvidia command?

When I use dnf upgrade akmod-nvidia --enablerepo rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-testing it does not offer to install the akmod-nvidia-open package; but using dnf install akmod-nvidia-open --enablerepo rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-testing wants to install both akmod-nvidia packages.

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I have no intention to change to akmod-nvidia-open module, the default will remain akmod-nvidia as it supports all cards.

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It’s possible to swap to open

sudo dnf --enablerepo=r*g swap akmod-nvidia akmod-nvidia-open

Thanks.
I will update now.

Is this the Open kernel module ?


# modinfo -l nvidia
Dual MIT/GPL

I assume that means you tested installing akmod-nvidia-open ?

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No, I haven’t tested this particular method. The Negativo17 Repo has had the instructions on loading the Open Driver module for over a year. I was asking more so if now it’s being packaged by RPMFusion now.

Should have worded my response better. Sorry for the confusion.

rpmfusion began shipping nvidia open more than two years ago.

https://pkgs.rpmfusion.org/cgit/nonfree/nvidia-open-kmod.git/log/?h=f35

You probably missed it as it’s in rpmfusion-nonfree-tainted repo to avoid conflict with nvidia-kmod.

https://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/tainted/40/x86_64/a/

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Why doesn’t anyone bother to RTFM

https://rpmfusion.org/Howto/NVIDIA?highlight=(\bCategoryHowto\b)#Kernel_Open

Nice.

To be fair, on Machines I used to service or personal I have not ran RPMFusion is a long time. Have kept up with progress lightly though. This is still good to know !

I wont be buying anymore nvidia hardware once my GTX1650 breaks as nvidia no longer make low wattage cards.

Not all the newer nvidia GPUs are power hogs.

$ nvidia-smi
Fri Jul 12 09:59:33 2024       
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| NVIDIA-SMI 555.58.02              Driver Version: 555.58.02      CUDA Version: 12.5     |
|-----------------------------------------+------------------------+----------------------+
| GPU  Name                 Persistence-M | Bus-Id          Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan  Temp   Perf          Pwr:Usage/Cap |           Memory-Usage | GPU-Util  Compute M. |
|                                         |                        |               MIG M. |
|=========================================+========================+======================|
|   0  NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050        Off |   00000000:06:00.0  On |                  N/A |
|  0%   47C    P8             13W /  130W |     799MiB /   8192MiB |      5%      Default |
|                                         |                        |                  N/A |
+-----------------------------------------+------------------------+----------------------+
                                                                                         
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| Processes:                                                                              |
|  GPU   GI   CI        PID   Type   Process name                              GPU Memory |
|        ID   ID                                                               Usage      |
|=========================================================================================|
|    0   N/A  N/A      3134      G   /usr/libexec/Xorg                             259MiB |
|    0   N/A  N/A      3305    C+G   ...libexec/gnome-remote-desktop-daemon         81MiB |
|    0   N/A  N/A      3375      G   /usr/bin/gnome-shell                          199MiB |
|    0   N/A  N/A      4082      G   /usr/libexec/xdg-desktop-portal-gnome          77MiB |
|    0   N/A  N/A      4579      G   ...seed-version=20240708-180128.343000         61MiB |
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

As you can see the max is 130W but, as it is running right now, it only is drawing 13W. This is on my desktop with 2 monitors.