If you would update kernel like [ yum update kernel] it needs to update Graphic Driver again too. How to install the Nvidia proprietary driver in CentOS Updated: October 5 plus the rather trivial process in the Ubuntu family, After showing you how it' s done in openSUSE a few weeks back it' s time to focus on CentOS.
It had simply been rolled out too early, and there were no third- party packages available to make it more desktop- oriented and en breaking my head over NVIDIA driver installation on CentOS 7.
The CentOS 7' s support for Nvidia video graphic cards comes in a form of an open source nouveau driver. In case the nouveau driver is not a sufficient solution, users can install the official Nvidia driver as a proprietary alternative.
This page shows how to install Nvidia driver on CentOS 7 Linux for gaming, video editing, and other GPU intensive stall Nvidia Optimus Graphics Drivers on CentOS 7. In this article, I will show you how to set up new Nvidia Optimus supported graphics card in hybrid graphics configuration on CentOS 7. Since RPM Fusion doesn’ t support RHEL / CentOS 7 and I didn’ t feel like dealing with the Nvidia installer, I tried to find alternative package repositories.