[mythtv-users] Getting rid of the console framebuffer in FC 3?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Wed Dec 15 06:44:32 UTC 2004

On Tuesday 14 December 2004 22:21, David Smith wrote:
> Hello All,
> I'm following Jarod's guide (much appreciation Jarod).
> I'm stuck trying to get ivtv-fb to load properly.
> Can't load ivtv-fb from the console. Receive a Kernel Oops if I do. This
> has been reported by others in Mythtv and Ivtv archives.
> Loads fine from within X but the PC hangs if I try to switch back to the
> console with it loaded.
> Someone in the Ivtv-devel list reported success compiling the kernel
> without console framebuffer support.
> I'd like to be able to recompile the stock 2.6.9-681_FC3 kernel and still
> be able use the packaged kernel modules.
> Is this possible and/or wise? or would I be better off trying FC 2?

It seems FC2 is still a bit more stable platform for systems using the 350's 
output. I haven't actually tried my 350 output under FC3 yet, just haven't 
had the time.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jarod at wilsonet.com

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