NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver.

I have a Quadro RTX 4000 in a ubuntu 19.10 box

ubuntu-drivers devices listed nvidia-driver-440 as recomended

so I installed

sudo apt install nvidia-driver-440
after reboot

lsmod | grep nvidia
i2c_nvidia_gpu 16384 0

nvidia-smi fails saying it can’t communicate with NVIDIA driver
nvidia-bug-report.log.gz (118 KB)

Please disable secure boot in bios.