I am using vmware 7 and trying to get a Tesla p6 Nvidia driver installed on redhat 7 or 8 virtual

So why wont the driver load?

Dec 8 15:23:35 rhel7test kernel: NVRM: The NVIDIA GPU 0000:02:01.0 (PCI ID: 10de:1bb4)#012NVRM: installed in this system is not supported by the#012NVRM: NVIDIA 510.108.03 driver release.#012NVRM:

Appendex A shows it is supported

trying to install grid 510.108.03

I see this as the card on redhat 7:
*-display UNCLAIMED
description: VGA compatible controller
product: GP104GL [Tesla P6]
vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:02:01.0
version: a1
width: 64 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: msi vga_controller cap_list
configuration: latency=0
resources: memory:fc000000-fcffffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff memory:fa000000-fbffffff

os virtual release
cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.9 (Maipo)

NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn’t communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running.

yum list nvidia-driver-branch-[0-9][0-9][0-9].x86_64
Loaded plugins: langpacks, nvidia, product-id, search-disabled-repos, subscription-manager

Installed Packages
nvidia-driver-branch-510.x86_64 3:510.108.03-1.el7 @cuda-rhel7-x86_64

Available Packages
nvidia-driver-branch-418.x86_64 3:418.226.00-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-440.x86_64 3:440.118.02-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-450.x86_64 3:450.216.04-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-455.x86_64 3:455.45.01-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-460.x86_64 3:460.106.00-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-465.x86_64 3:465.19.01-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-470.x86_64 3:470.161.03-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-495.x86_64 3:495.29.05-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-515.x86_64 3:515.86.01-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-520.x86_64 3:520.61.05-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64
nvidia-driver-branch-525.x86_64 3:525.60.13-1.el7 cuda-rhel7-x86_64

I was able to get the nvidia-linux-grid-510-510.47.03 on redhat 7.9 (latest patches for that OS) with these kernel options:

rhgb quiet splash nomodeset rd.driver.blacklist=nouveau

on redhat 8 - it would load install with the same kernel options
but would install only when running on this kernel:

grubby --info=ALL | grep title

title=“Red Hat Enterprise Linux (4.18.0-425.3.1.el8.x86_64) 8.7 (Ootpa)”

title=“Red Hat Enterprise Linux (4.18.0-372.32.1.el8_6.x86_64) 8.6 (Ootpa)”

title=“Red Hat Enterprise Linux (4.18.0-348.12.2.el8_5.x86_64) 8.5 (Ootpa)” <------ running kernel the driver nvidia-linux-grid-510-510.47.03-1.x86_64 was built on this kernel

Fri Dec 9 10:08:35 2022
| NVIDIA-SMI 510.47.03 Driver Version: 510.47.03 CUDA Version: 11.6 |
| GPU Name Persistence-M| Bus-Id Disp.A | Volatile Uncorr. ECC |
| Fan Temp Perf Pwr:Usage/Cap| Memory-Usage | GPU-Util Compute M. |
| | | MIG M. |
| 0 GRID P6-8Q On | 00000000:02:00.0 Off | 0 |
| N/A N/A P8 N/A / N/A | 0MiB / 8192MiB | 0% Default |
| | | N/A |

| Processes: |
| GPU GI CI PID Type Process name GPU Memory |
| ID ID Usage |
| No running processes found |

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