[mythtv-users] FC3 less stable than FC1? Getting Cannot allocate memory error

David George david at thegeorges.us
Thu Dec 16 12:50:01 UTC 2004

On 12/16/2004 12:42 AM, George Lopez wrote:

>I installed FC1 last year with few problems.  Now I am
>trying to install FC3 and am having only moderate
>success.  For example, I am not able to get through
>step 10. Install capture drivers.  I did search
>through the mail list and have not been able to
>resolve my issue with "Cannot allocate memory" errors.
> Seems like everything is set up correctly.  Just
>don't know what I am missing.  I pasted my
>modprobe.conf file at bottom.
I have seen this before with the ivtv drivers.  Try rebooting and 
continuing the setup from where it failed.  IIRC, the ivtv drivers take 
quite a bit of memory and if there isn't contiguous memory free you may 
get the cannot allocate messages.


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