[mythtv-users] upgraded to fedora 7, now firewire is broken
mike at dividia.net
Thu Aug 9 13:50:21 UTC 2007
Gabe Rubin wrote:
> I can't seem to load the firewire driver since upgrading to fedora 7.
> I think there is some issue with the kernel, because it was working
> until I was successful at upgrading the kernel from a fc5 to a fc7
> Plugreport gives me this result:
> [mythtv at localhost ~]$ plugreport
> raw1394 - couldn't get handle: No such device or address
> This error usually means that the raw1394 driver is not loaded or that
> /dev/raw1394 does not exist.
> But I do have /dev/raw1394:
> # ls /dev/raw1394
> I am running 22.214.171.124-41.fc7
> and when I try to modprobe raw1394:
> FATAL: Module raw1394 not found.
> The interesting bits from lsmod:
> firewire_ohci 20673 0
> firewire_core 43137 1 firewire_ohci
> I also see this in dmesg:
> firewire_core: created new fw device fw1 (0 config rom retries)
> firewire_core: phy config: card 0, new root=ffc1, gap_count=5
> Is there something new with fedora 7? How should I properly load the
> firewire driver?
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Fedora 7 has a brand new firewire stack the old modules are not built by
default. I had to manually compile them which was sort of a pain. Here's
a thread that may be helpful.
There is an ezplanet repo that supplies fedora kernels with the old
firewire modules built, however, you can't really use that kernel and
ATrpms nvidia, ivtv, lirc, etc kmdl packages.
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