[mythtv-users] DVB card and lirc stopped working
david.cushing at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 11:46:01 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 6:25 PM, Mike Perkins
<mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>wrote:
> On 01/06/11 12:43, David Cushing wrote:
> > It's 64 bit OS.
> > According to dmesg the driver for the card is unable to tell which card
> > is... which is strange, as it was working before.
> > When I try and recompile/reinstall the driver, I get error messages
> > it can't find files it needs, yet I have my kernel sources installed and
> > following instructions to the letter.
> (Please bottom-post to messages on this list)
> Your missing files... does your card need firmware files?
It does - but as I say, it was working before... and now it's not!
When I tried re-compiling/installing - it failed.
Having said all that, the system then got into a state where it would not
boot at all.
Given that I had also been unable to get the touch-screen on my case to work
(it too mysteriously stopped working a while back, having worked just fine
previously), and it had started refusing to resume from suspend-to-ram, I
decided that rather than try and fix all of these little strange oddities, I
would start afresh - with a different distro :)
So I installed Fedora yesterday. Which has the benefit of being "supported"
(ahem) by my oldest friend, who has - to his chagrin - been giving me
computer support in areas that have befuddled me since we were at school
Now I just need to convince him to pop by for "dinner". ;)
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