Gnome shell and NVidia binary drivers
a.volovic at upcmail.nl
Thu Jun 2 13:08:18 UTC 2011
On Thu, Jun 02, 2011 at 08:56:37AM -0400, Daniel J Walsh wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Alexander Volovics <a.volovic at upcmail.nl> wrote:
> >>> So can their be some kind of conflict between the nvidia drivers and
> >>> the gnome 3 shell. Is it possible that selinux is involved in this
> >>> somehow.
> >>> I really would like to solve this because I have wasted enough time
> >>> trying to get this working. Any help would be appreciated.
> >>> Alexander
> >> I installed the akmod-nvidia, and now also ran dracut --force to
> >> recreate initramfs (and, obviously, rebooted). It doesn't help. I
> >> installed KDE and it works, so, I guess drivers are working.
> > I don't doubt that the drivers work.
> > I had previously installed ubuntu 11.04 on this same pc and
> > installed the same nvidia drivers. They worked ok there.
> > (But I didn't like unity so I removed ubuntu and installed fed 15)
> > Knowing that the drivers should work is hardly comforting when they
> > refuse to work with fed15/gnome3.
> > I hope somebody comes with a suggestion or I will be forced to
> > install KDE (which I don't like but at least you do not need to
> > install the nvidia drivers because nouveau works quite well) or
> > Xfce (which I don't like either and which has some bugs/shortcomings)
> Put the machine in permissive mode and see if SELinux is blocking it.
> setenforce 0
I had already tried this. Does not make any difference.
I also tried changing the label on 'nvidiactl' as mentioned in
Bugzilla (694918). No effect either.
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