[mythtv-users] How do I properly blacklist the juju firewire stack in fedora 12?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Feb 25 19:52:11 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:12 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Answering my own question:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have been having continuing issues with firewire recrodings that I
>> believe stem from the juju stack.  I am trying to revert back to using
>> the old ieee1394 packages from ATRPMS.  New KMDLs have been built for
>> the current kernel.
>> I installed the package and created a file in /etc/modules.d/ called
>> firewire.conf that contains the following:
>> blacklist firewire_core
>> blacklist firewire_ohci
>> I rebooted the system, and it appears that these two still load up
>> from looking at lsmod.  Is that because it is built in the kernel?
>> Something similar happened when I tried to blacklist the nouveau
>> driver.  I was able to add an argument in grub.conf
>> ("nouveau.modset=0") to fix that, but I am not sure how I would go
>> about doing it for these drivers.  I would like to avoid having to
>> rebuild initrd (no idea how and it sounds like it could screw things
>> up).
> Decided to try the most obvious and added "firewire_core.modeset=0
> firewire_ohci.modeset=0" to grub.conf.  I rebooted and the system did
> not load these two up.

That's... not even close to correct. :)

'blacklist firewire-ohci' in /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf is the correct answer.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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