[mythtv-users] Fedora problems

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Sat Sep 1 19:33:25 UTC 2007

Quoting Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com>:

> Joel Anderson wrote:
>>>> Argh.. I cannot get any of the fedora series to work on my
>>>> backend system or my frontend.  The 2.6.21 kernel works just fine, but
>>>> I cannot find any ivtv* RPMS on atrpms.  This is the last piece I need
>>>> in order to upgrade my backend... Argh.
>>>> Anyone know where to find back rpms from ATrpms for the
>>>> 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 on x86_64?  WIthout it, I can't get my mythbacked up
>>>> and I'll have to roll back to fc6. :(
>>> Hrmm.. I am beginning to suspect the system.  I'll try rebuilding it
>>> from scratch in the morning.
>>> -Rich
>> I scratched my head on this one at first when trying to update my new
>> FC7 box - ivtv has finally made it into the kernel as of 2.6.22.  See
>> the "new drivers" section here:
>> http://kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_22
> Thanks.
> Hrmm.. the problem I am having with the 2.6.22.x-xx series of kernels
> seems to be with all of the machines here, not just my backend system.
> I can't get any of them to boot off of it. :(  I *thought* I had one
> machine booting off of it successfully, but I just did a vanilla
> installation of FC7, completed a yum -y update, rebooted, and watched
> the system panic. :(
> I was hoping to locate an older 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 ivtv RPM so I could
> get my backend updated to FC7 (and which would, in an indirect way,
> correct a display issue I am having with my backend where running
> mythtv-setup locks up the machine) and make the necessary
> schedulesdirect.org changes.  Ugh.. it's like a bad catch-22.
> Anyhow, since this is off-topic of the list, I'll dig elsewhere to see
> if I can get any traction on finding an ivtv rpm.. either that, or I'll
> put together a build environment to build the ivtv rpm..

Bah.. it was just easier downloading ivtv 0.10.5, building it and  
installing it. Although I didn't want to do it that way, it did get me  
back up and running in very short order.  Happily, I now have  
mythtv-setup access to change the lineup to schedulesdirect.org!


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