[mythtv-users] upgraded to fedora 7, now firewire is broken

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 23:41:36 UTC 2007

On 8/9/07, Mike LaPlante <mike at dividia.net> wrote:

> >
> > I have never blacklisted a module, but after googling, I am guessing I
> > just need to edit the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist file to include these
> > two lines:
> > blacklist firewire_core
> > blacklist firewire_ohci
> >
> > and then reboot the system.  Is this correct, or am I off on the syntax?
> >
> > And thanks for testing and confirming.  It is nice to know I am likely
> > to have a functional firewire capture again, and less than 24 hours
> > after I begged for help.
> > _______________________________________________

> You are correct, sir. Just those two lines. By default the file should
> already exist in Fedora with some pre-defined blacklisted modules. I
> think its also possible to put the lines in the modprobe.conf, and I'm
> not sure where the *preferred* place is.
> Mike

Doesn't modprobe.conf load drivers?  Or putting a driver name in the
above syntax will blacklist through modprobe as well?

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