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NVIDIA Driver Manager For Kubernetes

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Manages NVIDIA Driver upgrades in Kubernetes cluster.



Latest Tag



December 1, 2023

Compressed Size

206.63 MB

Multinode Support


Multi-Arch Support


v0.6.4 (Latest) Security Scan Results

Linux / amd64

Linux / arm64

NVIDIA Driver Manager For Kubernetes

The NVIDIA Driver Manager is a Kubernetes component which assist in seamless upgrades of NVIDIA Driver on each node of the cluster. This component ensure that all pre-requisites are met before driver upgrades can be performed using NVIDIA GPU Driver. Following are the actions performed by this component when upgrade is required.

  1. Check for already installed kernel modules.
  2. Perform Drain on the node ignoring Daemonset pods.
  3. Evict GPU Operator components like Device-Plugin, GPU Feature Discovery, DCGM Exporter etc.
  4. Unload kernel-modules.
  5. Unmount Driver root filesystem mounted on the host previously under /run/nvidia/driver.
  6. Uncordon the node.

These steps allows new versions can be easily installed in the Kubernetes cluster.

License Agreements

NVIDIA AI Enterprise Support

This product is supported when deployed by the NVIDIA GPU Operator.