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

Kttii Tom Thompson kttii at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 21 00:55:10 UTC 2004

>>Re: FC3 less stable than FC1? Getting Cannot allocate memory error Remove 
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>>alright, I will now confess to my Newb-ness. How can I tell what version 
>>ivtv I am using? BTW, did you go to FC2 from FC1? how was that transition?
>>The main reason I wanted to go back to FC1 is I have the files already
>>downloaded and burned.
>>thanks, George --- David George <david at thegeorges.us> wrote:
>>>On 12/16/2004 1:08 PM, George Lopez wrote:
>>> >I did read the reboot suggestion on the list. >Unfortunately it did not
>>>help. The paste of >commands/output is post-reboot. Any other ideas? 
>>> >Kind
>>>of stuck on my FC3 install and am about to start >over but with an FC1
>>>install. (have not gotten sound >to work either {at least not
>>>consistently}, but was >not too worried since I will be running the .nuv
>>>files >through another computer). > > What version of ivtv are you using?
>>>I am currently using 0.2.0-rc2u (just haven't gotten around to trying
>>>newer ones yet).
>>>In any case. There isn't any need to go back to FC1, just use FC2. I
>>>switched to FC2 when it first came out and have never looked back to FC1.
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>I ran into the same problem while reinstalling FC3 from scratch.
>I found this thread saying to try (but didn't work for me):
># sysctl -w vm.min_free_kbytes=4096
>and then found this thread which just increases the number (worked for me):
># sysctl -w vm.min_free_kbytes=16384
>Hope that helps
>kttii at hotmail.com

Ok, now I've found that  nothing survived a reboot and now I am hitting the 
same error, and this now doesn't fix my problem!

I've stepped back but cannot get  the card to work again  :(
kttii at hotmail.com

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