Chapter 18. The Sysctl Interface

The sysctl interface allows you to obtain run-time information about the driver and any installed NVIDIA graphics cards.

The various pieces of information are held in a hierarchy under hw.nvidia and are accessible with the sysctl(8) command.

NVIDIA sysctl Entries


Prints the installed driver revision*

These OIDs provide information about NVIDIA device 'n':

ID Description
model the device's product name
irq the IRQ claimed by this device
vbios the device's Video BIOS revision
type the bus type of this device