[mythtv-users] Incompatibility ivtv <-> bttv/cx88 (was: axel's patched kernel ...)

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de
Mon Feb 2 05:05:59 EST 2004


On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 01:48:44PM -0800, Jarod C. Wilson wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2004, at 11:18 AM, Scott White wrote:
> > Loads fine if I remove the cx88 rpm.  The cx88 driver loads fine
> > with or without ivtv
> >
> >Looks like the culprit is
> >
> >/lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2163.nptl_34.rhfc1.at/updates/drivers/video/media/tuner.o
> >
> >If I remove this and depmod -a, all is fine in ivtv land.  The cx8800
> >module even loads without it.  I get tuner.o from
> >
> >/lib/modules/2.4.22-1.2163.nptl_34.rhfc1.at/kernel/drivers/media/video/tuner.o
> >
> >I am guessing this is the same for you bttv users.
> 
> Yeah, that's right in line with my guess below, (that it was probably  
> either the msp3400 or tuner module actually causing the problem) and my  
> system was bombing out just after loading up the tuner module. I  
> believe tuner is now part of the video4linux-kmdl package now, which  
> gets pulled in by both bttv and cx88. So it would appear something has  
> changed in the tuner module recently that is incompatible with ivtv...  
> I'm guessing it isn't specific to Axel's rpms, but a more general  
> thing, for anyone using the very latest v4l components from Gerd along  
> with ivtv.

O.K., sounds reasonable. Moving this to the ivtv list. What is the
recommended way to go? Make ivtv compatible with recent video4linux
developement, or duplicate the needed components to become
independent?
-- 
Axel.Thimm at physik.fu-berlin.de
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