Help for install nvidia drivers


  • OpenMandriva Lx 5.0 Rock:

  • Desktop environment (KDE):

when I use the openmandriva tool for nvidia, I get error messages regarding repositories,

Errors during downloading metadata for repository ‘rock-x86_64’:

Error: Failed to download metadata for repo ‘rock-x86_64’: Cannot download repomd.xml: Cannot download repodata/repomd.xml: All mirrors were tried

and I have the same message for all repositories. Same in dnfdrake, if I click on system update, I get error messages,
sorry for my english, i use a translator.

Thanks :slight_smile:

in order:

  1. please post output of
    sudo dnf clean all;dnf clean all;dnf repolist


[rockpower@openmandriva-x8664 ~]$ sudo dnf clean all;dnf clean all;dnf repolist
[sudo] Mot de passe de rockpower : 
0 fichier supprimé
0 fichier supprimé
id du dépôt                                                                                     nom du dépôt
rock-testing-x86_64                                                                             OpenMandriva Rock - x86_64 - Testing
rock-testing-x86_64-non-free                                                                    OpenMandriva Rock - Non-free - x86_64 - Testing
rock-testing-x86_64-restricted                                                                  OpenMandriva Rock - Restricted - x86_64 - Testing
rock-testing-x86_64-unsupported                                                                 OpenMandriva Rock - Unsupported - x86_64 - Testing
rock-updates-x86_64                                                                             OpenMandriva Rock - x86_64 - Updates
rock-updates-x86_64-non-free                                                                    OpenMandriva Rock - Non-free - x86_64 - Updates
rock-updates-x86_64-restricted                                                                  OpenMandriva Rock - Restricted - x86_64 - Updates
rock-updates-x86_64-unsupported                                                                 OpenMandriva Rock - Unsupported - x86_64 - Updates
rock-x86_64                                                                                     OpenMandriva Rock - x86_64
rock-x86_64-non-free                                                                            OpenMandriva Rock - Non-free - x86_64
rock-x86_64-restricted                                                                          OpenMandriva Rock - Restricted - x86_64
rock-x86_64-unsupported                                                                         OpenMandriva Rock - Unsupported - x86_64


Common users should never enable /testing repos in stable release.

- Open Software Repository Selector
- Disable testing repo
- Keep the additional repos unsupported, restricted and non-free if you want so

- Change Update Channel from Rock to Release

Confirm choice and type password when required

- sudo dnf clean all;dnf clean all;dnf repolist

It should read

release-updates-x86_64                               OpenMandriva 5.0 - x86_64 - Updates
release-x86_64                                       OpenMandriva 5.0 - x86_64

plus the unsupported, restricted and non-free ones. NOT the testing.

- Try nvidia driver install again.

IF for any reason it fails, need further investigation (instructions will follow if the case)

“instructions will follow if the case”

Or I can write it regardless, for the record:

when I use the openmandriva tool for nvidia

I’d assume you mean the Control Center, so

- open konsole, start OM Control Center

- Go to Hardware, select nvidia install module

- Once you get the visual failing message, copy the console (still open in the background) output, paste the full output in a .txt file and attach the file here.

I want to thank you for solving this issue, guys!

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there, I am on my 2nd disk, openmandriva no longer starts, I get stuck on: loading the initial memory disk.
nvidia.txt (4,0 Ko)

From the log looks like the installation suceeded:

  lib64nvidia-egl-wayland1-1.1.13-1.x86_64           nvidia-545.29.06-1.x86_64                               
  nvidia-kmod-common-545.29.06-1.noarch              nvidia-kmod-desktop-545.29.06-1_6.6.2_1.x86_64          

Terminé !
Press enter to close konsole

However looks like it’s missing of the very first bits. I asked to please copy/paste ALL the output.
How did you get such log?

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