Cannot install the best candidate for the job for CUDA Drivers and Rocky Linux 8.5


I follow the blog Installing Nvidia Drivers on Rocky Linux 8.5. But I encountered an error that I have not encountered before

Error:
 Problem 1: package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
 Problem 2: package cuda-drivers-515.48.07-1.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod >= 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
 Problem 3: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
 Problem 4: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-modprobe-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-driver(x86-64) = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
 Problem 5: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-settings-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-driver(x86-64) = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
 Problem 6: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-xconfig-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-driver(x86-64) = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64

The hint is that dkms is required.

nothing provides dkms needed by kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64

Enable EPEL Repository

# dnf install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-8.noarch.rpm
 # dnf config-manager --enable epel

Install dkms

 # dnf install dkms*

Install the latest Nvidia Drivers (If possible).

# dnf module install nvidia-driver:latest

If the Error pop out like this

Last metadata expiration check: 0:01:01 ago on Mon 06 Jun 2022 08:47:40 PM EDT.
Error:
 Problem 1: package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
 Problem 2: package cuda-drivers-515.48.07-1.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod >= 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
 Problem 3: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
 Problem 4: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-modprobe-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-driver(x86-64) = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
 Problem 5: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-settings-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-driver(x86-64) = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
 Problem 6: package nvidia-driver-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-kmod-common = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-xconfig-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 requires nvidia-driver(x86-64) = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - package nvidia-kmod-common-3:515.48.07-1.el8.noarch requires nvidia-kmod = 3:515.48.07, but none of the providers can be installed
  - cannot install the best candidate for the job
  - package kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering
  - package kmod-nvidia-open-dkms-3:515.48.07-1.el8.x86_64 is filtered out by modular filtering

You will notice that the dkms issues has been resolved. Try not using the nvidia-driver:latest

# dnf module install nvidia-driver
===================================================================================================================================================
 Package                                Architecture        Version                                           Repository                      Size
===================================================================================================================================================
Upgrading:
 bcc                                    x86_64              0.19.0-5.el8                                      appstream                      674 k
 bcc-tools                              x86_64              0.19.0-5.el8                                      appstream                      447 k
 bpftrace                               x86_64              0.12.1-4.el8                                      appstream                      1.3 M
 clang-libs                             x86_64              13.0.1-1.module+el8.6.0+825+7e27476a              appstream                       23 M
 clang-resource-filesystem              x86_64              13.0.1-1.module+el8.6.0+825+7e27476a              appstream                       13 k
 compiler-rt                            x86_64              13.0.1-1.module+el8.6.0+825+7e27476a              appstream                      4.2 M
 libglvnd                               x86_64              1:1.3.4-1.el8                                     appstream                      126 k
 libglvnd-egl                           x86_64              1:1.3.4-1.el8                                     appstream                       48 k
 libglvnd-gles                          x86_64              1:1.3.4-1.el8                                     appstream                       39 k
 libglvnd-glx                           x86_64              1:1.3.4-1.el8                                     appstream                      136 k
 libomp-devel                           x86_64              13.0.1-1.module+el8.6.0+825+7e27476a              appstream                       28 k
 llvm-libs                              x86_64              13.0.1-1.module+el8.6.0+825+7e27476a              appstream                       24 M
 mesa-dri-drivers                       x86_64              21.3.4-1.el8                                      appstream                       11 M
 mesa-filesystem                        x86_64              21.3.4-1.el8                                      appstream                       33 k
 mesa-libxatracker                      x86_64              21.3.4-1.el8                                      appstream                      2.0 M
 python3-bcc                            x86_64              0.19.0-5.el8                                      appstream                       89 k
Installing group/module packages:
 cuda-drivers                           x86_64              515.48.07-1                                       cuda-rhel8-x86_64              8.1 k
 kmod-nvidia-latest-dkms                x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               30 M
 nvidia-driver                          x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               23 M
 nvidia-driver-NVML                     x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64              462 k
 nvidia-driver-NvFBCOpenGL              x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               54 k
 nvidia-driver-cuda                     x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64              455 k
 nvidia-driver-cuda-libs                x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               54 M
 nvidia-driver-devel                    x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               13 k
 nvidia-driver-libs                     x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64              177 M
 nvidia-kmod-common                     noarch              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               13 k
 nvidia-libXNVCtrl                      x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               26 k
 nvidia-libXNVCtrl-devel                x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               56 k
 nvidia-modprobe                        x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               37 k
 nvidia-persistenced                    x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64               43 k
 nvidia-settings                        x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64              835 k
 nvidia-xconfig                         x86_64              3:515.48.07-1.el8                                 cuda-rhel8-x86_64              106 k
Installing dependencies:
 dnf-plugin-nvidia                      noarch              2.0-1.el8                                         cuda-rhel8-x86_64               12 k
 egl-wayland                            x86_64              1.1.9-3.el8                                       appstream                       39 k
 libX11-devel                           x86_64              1.6.8-5.el8                                       appstream                      975 k
 libXau-devel                           x86_64              1.0.9-3.el8                                       appstream                       19 k
 libglvnd-opengl                        x86_64              1:1.3.4-1.el8                                     appstream                       46 k
 libvdpau                               x86_64              1.4-2.el8                                         appstream                       40 k
 libxcb-devel                           x86_64              1.13.1-1.el8                                      appstream                      1.1 M
 mesa-vulkan-drivers                    x86_64              21.3.4-1.el8                                      appstream                      6.7 M
 ocl-icd                                x86_64              2.2.12-1.el8                                      appstream                       50 k
 opencl-filesystem                      noarch              1.0-6.el8                                         appstream                      7.3 k
 vulkan-loader                          x86_64              1.3.204.0-2.el8                                   appstream                      133 k
 xorg-x11-proto-devel                   noarch              2020.1-3.el8                                      appstream                      279 k
Installing module profiles:
 nvidia-driver/default
Enabling module streams:
 nvidia-driver                                              latest-dkms

.....
.....

Finally do a

# nvidia-smi
+-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+
| NVIDIA-SMI 515.48.07    Driver Version: 515.48.07    CUDA Version: 11.7     |
|-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
| 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  NVIDIA A100-PCI...  Off  | 00000000:A3:00.0 Off |                    0 |
| N/A   49C    P0    46W / 250W |      0MiB / 40960MiB |      0%      Default |
|                               |                      |             Disabled |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|   1  NVIDIA A100-PCI...  Off  | 00000000:C3:00.0 Off |                    0 |
| N/A   53C    P0    46W / 250W |      0MiB / 40960MiB |      0%      Default |
|                               |                      |             Disabled |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+

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

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