Nvidia-smi outputs “No devices were found” in Ubuntu 22.04 on NVIDIA RTX A4500


From running the command nvidia-smi, I’m getting:

“No devices were found”


lspci -v | grep VGA >> 0000:91:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GA102GL [RTX A4500] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])

Probably, you’re going to ask for logs by running the following script as root:


I’m attaching in this post the nvidia-bug-report.log.gz file.

nvidia-bug-report.log.gz (163.4 KB)

Any help would be appreciated.

[ 6.022821] kernel: NVRM: Open nvidia.ko is only ready for use on Data Center GPUs.
[ 6.022824] kernel: NVRM: To force use of Open nvidia.ko on other GPUs, see the
[ 6.022824] kernel: NVRM: ‘OpenRmEnableUnsupportedGpus’ kernel module parameter described
[ 6.022825] kernel: NVRM: in the README.

Try installing the non-open source version of the driver.


That worked!