View Full Version : Nvidia drivers WITHOUT network connection

8th June 2007, 02:27 PM
I'm currently working on an isolated machine with no internet connection. Any ideas on what to download from my inet connected machine to get the nvidia drivers working?

8th June 2007, 02:46 PM

IMHO the easiest way would be to grab


from that url, just make sure to match up the kernel you're using with the kmod.

Most modern Nvidia cards will use the regular kmod-nvidia, some older cards need the 96xx.
Check the Nvidia site if you're unsure.

Once you have those three rpms just put them in one folder then cd into it and install them all at once

rpm -ivh *.rpm

If you are on F7, you either need to set Selinux to Permissive or you can run one of these temporary fixes:


8th June 2007, 03:12 PM
The only problem is that I need nvidia-kmod-common as a dependency to the kmod-nvidia, however I cannot find anything similar in the livna repos. Any suggestions?

8th June 2007, 04:26 PM
Nope, sorry never had that issue so I can't really say, you can always just DL the driver right from the Nvidia site although that will probably prompt you to install a few packages too. Haven't used the driver from their site on Fedora in quite a while so I don't really remember what all packages were needed to build it, hopefully someone who uses it can tell you for sure.