[mythtv-users] IVTV and Gentoo

Chris Strom mythtv at eeeCooks.com
Fri Jul 9 08:43:19 EDT 2004

On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 12:52:19AM -0500, Harlan wrote:
> Hello,
>   I've been trying to get IVTV working with Gentoo.  I followed the 
> instructions in the Wiki:
>   - I emerged gentoo-sources which gave me:  linux-2.4.26-gentoo-r3
>   - I followed the kernel configuration instructions.  I did the kernel 
> configs in order.  I ran into problems when I tried to configure "Character 
> devices: I2C support: I2C mainboard interfaces: y".  This never comes up as 
> an option for me.
>   What am I missing????!!!!!

Looks like the i2c and lm_sensors patchsets are no longer being applied
to gentoo-sources:


The end result being that the instruction in the wiki are invalid.  You
might try this wiki instead:


Those instructions suggest the love-sources kernel, which, while very
nice, is not in portage.  If that concerns you, then try mm-sources
first, which *should* work with the instructions.



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