Downloader and installer for the nVidia driver package (364.15)(beta)
Installing these packages can take a long time. These packages will automatically download the NVIDIA driver (+-70MB) from
http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64 or http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86 and save it in /usr/src.
The driver and libraries will be installed after the download.
The installer will install the nVidia files the Bumblebee way. The libraries will NOT interfere with any other libraries of a distribution and will be installed in a seperate nvidia directory. Usage will be controlled by editing the ld.so.conf(.d) and/or using the "ModulePath" var in xorg.conf.
You can also download the NVIDIA package yourself and copy it to the /usr/src directory. The installer will then skip the download part and just install the driver and libraries the Bumblebee way.
These rpms can be used by normal and Optimus enabled nVidia systems.
Tips and tricks
You can use the /usr/lib/nvidia/switch-libGL.sh or /usr/lib64/nvidia/switch-libGL.sh to force the use of the nVidia libGL* libraries.
This is only necessary if an application is compiled with hard linked library paths ( the rpath option was used ).
A better solution is to start the offending application with:
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/nvidia:/usr/lib/nvidia/vdpau <application_name> [ <arguments> ]
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib64/nvidia:/usr/lib64/nvidia/vdpau <application_name> [ <arguments> ]
and force the application to use the nVidia libs.
- Use the legacy GLX library
- Update to 364.15
* Added support for the following GPUs:
Quadro M6000 24GB
* Fixed several EGL driver interaction problems with resizing
windows in Wayland.
* Fixed a bug that caused some DRM PRIME configurations to fail when
DRM KMS was enabled (i.e., nvidia-drm.ko's modeset kernel module
parameter was set to "1").
* Fixed a bug that could cause a kernel crash when VDPAU was used
while DRM KMS was enabled.
* Updated the libglvnd snapshot included in the NVIDIA driver package
to libglvnd commit b7d75429677eecc00c3701aaa4deac1304bc51ff. This
contains a new revision of the libglvnd ABI. The driver is not
compatible with a libglvnd older than
* Limited the default concurrency level in nvidia-settings to 32,
to avoid hitting the maximum tasks limit on systems with many CPUs.