[mythtv-users] Re: ivtv problems with latest upgrade

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Mon Jul 11 15:20:04 EDT 2005

On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 12:44:03PM -0500, Tim Vruwink wrote:
> I recently upgrade my FC3 Kernel to the lastest version. Being new to mythtv 
> and linux, I didn't realize that I would need to reload my ivtv kernel 
> module. I removed the old version of IVTV using apt-get remove (firmware, 
> ivtv kmdl).
> Reloaded the IVTV drivers/module from ATRPMS. Did a depmod -a and then a 
> modprobe ivtv only to get the following error message:
> FATAL: Error inserting ivtv (/lib/modules/2.6.11-
> 1.35_FC3/updates/drivers/media/video/ivtv.ko): Invalid module format
> ok, so I check dmesg | grep ivtv:
> ivtv: no version for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted.
> ivtv: version magic '2.6.11-1.35_FC3 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-3.4' should be 
> '2.6.11-1.35_FC3 586 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-3.4'
> ivtv: version magic '2.6.11-1.35_FC3 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-3.4' should be 
> '2.6.11-1.35_FC3 586 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-3.4'
> So it appears that I have the wrong module installed. Doing a uname -a 
> reveals:
> Linux id 2.6.11-1.35_FC3 #1 Mon Jun 13 00:52:18 EDT 2005 i686 athlon i386 
> GNU/Linux
> So I should actually have i686 version. What is 4Kstacks however? Why am I 
> downloading the incorrect ivtv drivers from atrpms? Should I just edit 
> grub.conf and comment out the latest kernel (.35) and go back to (.27)?

How did you download the i586 version, manually or with apt? apt is
usually clever enough to get the proper arch for you.

Remove this package and reinstall the i686 one.
> This is a plain FC3 Hauppauge pvr-250 box. Used the Wilson guide to get it 
> up and running and absolutely love it. It's been running great for 5 months 
> until this latest problem. I would like to avoid rebuilding the box if 
> possible.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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