UPDATE: CUDA works now with Fedora 13 (64 bit) !!!
Here’s a the way how I did it:
- Start with a fresh install
- In one of the first menus select “Install with basic video driver”, this is crucial !!!!
- finish installation
- make sure you have gcc and the kernel-devel installed
- Go to NVIDIA homepage, download the latest driver and install
- get the latest CUDA toolkit (I selected 3.0 for Fedora 10) and install
- Before using the toolkit, comment out three lines in on of the header files, which lead to errors when calling nvcc. The SDKs won’t install, but this is nothing new.
- That’s it. Have fun
Forget about what I have written before (below this line)
After two unsuccessful tries to get CUDA running under Fedora 13 (64 bit) I gave up.:-(
Here’s a short summary of what I did.
- Fresh install
- download CUDA toolkit
- install without error, but GPU seems not to be used for CUDA computations which I supposed to be a driver issue
- Playing a little bit with the kernel, messed up things and X freezes after boot.
- Fresh install
- followed installation of NVIDIA driver as described here
- yum reports error as one package “nss-softokn-freebl” is newer than the version which is required for the rpmfusion packages, downgrade of “nss-softokn-freebl”
- install native NVIDIA drivers from rpmfusion, reboot, screen freezes
If someone has succeeded in getting CUDA running under F13, please contact me.
I am now really thinking to say bye bye to the Fedora world. It was a good Linux system which served me for a long time, but I am little bit disappointed that they stop supporting the priori version quite early (after a year or so). I think Ubuntu has the same policy on that, so I am considering Debian seriously…