The official nvidia 384.111 works with Linux 4.14.12;
I know about the tumbleweed nvidia driver:
I don’t use it because of tearing with OpenBox / Chromium.
I’m wondering if 384.111 will work with 4.14.13,
or more specifically if there is a way of knowing
if they will be compatible before a
What is it about kernel updates that breaks compatibility?
“From time to time, a new kernel release changes the internal ABI for drivers, which means all drivers that use those ABIs must be changed accordingly.”
From Nvidia support: “Yes, 384.111 will work with linux kernel 4.14.13”
Note that it’s actually 4.14.14 now.
I just completed a
zypper dup and confirm 384.111 works with 4.14.14
However, directly after
zypper dup and reboot,
I did experience the problem stated here:
This was solved by pressing ‘e’ at grub and adding ‘3’ after ‘nomodset’ (apparently unrelated) as suggested.