[mythtv-users] Pundit/SiS Video Drivers with Fedora Core 6 -- Jarod's Guide?

Jarod Wilson lists at wilsonet.com
Mon Jan 29 03:37:03 UTC 2007

On Jan 28, 2007, at 22:07, mythtv at ziegeles.com wrote:

> So I'm finally upgrading both of my frontend ASUS pundits to Fedora  
> Core 6 with Jarod's guide [which is excellent] but I run into the  
> following section that can't be right anymore:
> http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php#video [Expand the SiS section]
>> $ wget http://www.winischhofer.net/sis/ 
>> sis_drv.o_xorg_gcc3_current.tar.gz
>> ...
>> # mv /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/sis_drv.o /usr/X11R6/lib/ 
>> modules/drivers/sis_drv.o.orig
>> # cp sis_drv.o /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/drivers/sis_drv.o
> The .../lib/modules/drivers/ directories aren't present and  
> creating a directory for them obviously won't solve the issue. What  
> I've learned from linux comes mainly from the 3-4 years of having  
> myth and reading Jarod's guide, but this one escapes me.
> I've read and googled quite a bit about the binary drivers issues  
> with FC6, does this mean that I should just be using FC5 to avoid  
> this problem?

xorg got restructured a bit, video drivers are in /usr/lib/xorg/ 
modules/drivers/ on 32-bit systems, /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/drivers/  
on 64-bit systems. I'll get that fixed in a sec...

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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