[mythtv-users] ivtv lockups - how do I uninstall the driver?

David Brieck Jr. dbrieck at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 20:23:12 UTC 2007

On 9/27/07, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > IVTV is now included with the kernel, you can't uninstall it. You'll
> > need to build your kernel from scratch to get the result you're
> > looking for.
> >
> I believe this is for kernels >= 2.6.22 and with these kernels you use
> ivtv version 1.0.X. If you have 2.6.20 you can compile ivtv 0.10.x and
> install that. I know because I have my own patched ivtv driver that
> uses pio mode (to totally avoid any dma problems).
> John

Feisty comes with 2.6.20 which has the driver in it. Maybe they
backported it, but I've always had to recompile IVTV with kernel
upgrades and with Feisty it "just worked".

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