[mythtv-users] Puzzled about HVR-2250 install

stefan_jones at comcast.net stefan_jones at comcast.net
Sat Nov 21 04:53:34 UTC 2009

----- "Patrick Oglesby" <octoberblu3 at gmail.com> wrote: 
> From: "Patrick Oglesby" <octoberblu3 at gmail.com> 
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org> 
> Sent: Friday, November 20, 2009 6:49:56 PM GMT -08:00 US/Canada Pacific 
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Puzzled about HVR-2250 install 
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:20 PM, <stefan_jones at comcast.net> wrote: 
> > Thanks for the additional notes. 
> > 
> > I kept my F12 install pretty lean; I don't think I installed any of the 
> > development packages at all. If I'm only interested in cookbook-style 
> > compiles of others' code which dev package should I install? 
> > 
> > (To date I've had the luck of picking hardware that was already 
> > kernel-supported or had pre-built drivers in repositiories.) 
> > 
> > Thanks 
> > 
> > Stefan 
> > 
> Stefan, 
> In addition to the downloading instructions above, you will need 
> kernel headers and the usual gcc, make, etc. You can limit which 
> drivers are made by running "make menuconfig" or "make xconfig" and 
> deselecting options just like compiling kernels. (xconfig requires 
> QT3) 
> Your kernel is new enough to compile the saa7164 module. I am running 
> myself. 

II actually tried running make on the downloaded driver stuff. Quite right away because of a missing .config file. So Make might be there, but probably not kernel dev stuff. 

I s there a package for Fedora with an appropriate development environment? 

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