Read the README and Installation README where you download the NVidia driver on it's website... or actually I'll just copy paste...
If you have a working X config file for a different driver (such as the “nv” or “vesa” driver), then simply edit the file as follows.
Remove the line:
(or Driver "vesa")
(or Driver "fbdev")
and replace it with the line:
Remove the following lines:
In the Module section of the file, add the line (if it does not already exist):
If the X config file does not have a Module section, you can safely skip the last step if the X server installed on your system is an X.Org X server or an XFree86 X release version 4.4.0 or greater. If you are using an older XFree86 X server, add the following to your X config file:
If you follow these instructions, everything should work. I have SuSE too and your Xconfig file should be set to "nv" after installation, once you install the new drivers, you just do this. I also add
under the driver section, because I like the pretty NVidia splash screen