[mythtv-users] Cant load ivtv

Andrew Dodd atd7 at cornell.edu
Mon Jan 19 19:50:25 EST 2004

Quoting Ray Olszewski <ray at comarre.com>:

> At 02:29 PM 1/19/2004 -0800, John Barton wrote:
> >I m trying to get ivtv to load, but it wont
> >
> >let me because modprobe cannot locate
> >
> >module ivtv.  I have added the appropriate
> >
> >lines to modules.conf and modprobed the
> >
> >necessary other modules anyway( as per the
> >
> >ivtv instructions), but it tells me the same
> >
> >thing either way.  Anyone know why
> >
> >this is?
> Because you did something wrong, or left some step out. Since your 
> description of what you did is so vague, we're pretty luch left to guess 
> what that something is.
> I'd *guess* that after you compiled the ivtv module with an appropriate 
> "make" command, you then did not do a "make install". Or perhaps your 
> kernel source tree does not match your working kernel (even a difference in

Also, ivtv's 'make install' didn't run depmod last time I did an install.

So the procedure, within the ivtv directory:
su (to change to root)
make install
/sbin/depmod -a
/sbin/modprobe ivtv

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