NVIDIA released today the NVIDIA 535.98 graphics driver for Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems as a maintenance update to its production branch addressing various bugs and issues.
Coming only three weeks after the NVIDIA 535.86.05 release, the new version is here to address several bugs, including a bug that prevented DKMS (Dynamic Kernel Module Support) from registering kernel modules and a bug that could cause the screen to flicker.
Also fixed in this release is an issue that caused the “(EE) NVIDIA: Unable to disable FB size compare” error message to appear spuriously when using the NVIDIA SLI feature with the NVIDIA Open GPU Kernel Modules.
The NVIDIA 535.98 graphics driver is available for download right now from the official website for 64-bit and ARM64 Linux systems, 64-bit FreeBSD systems, as well as 32-bit and 64-bit Solaris systems. The binaries offered by NVIDIA need to be manually installed.
Those of you who have the NVIDIA graphics drivers installed from the software repositories of your GNU/Linux distributions should update to the new version from there instead of manually installing using the NVIDIA installer.
Since this is a production branch, it is highly recommended for everyone who owns an NVIDIA graphics card. For more details on the fixes included in this release, check out the release notes on the official website. Some of the changes aren’t available for FreeBSD and Solaris systems.
Update: We’ve updated the article with the correct patch notes as NVIDIA posted the notes from the previous release. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Last updated 2 months ago