[mythtv-users] Slightly OT - re-building an atrpms package
kens at kensnet.org
Wed Jul 28 09:56:17 UTC 2010
Ken Smith wrote:
> Ken Smith wrote:
>> Jarod Wilson wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 7:10 PM, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com>
>>>> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Ken Smith <kens at kensnet.org> wrote:
>>>>> Hi, Slightly off topic, but I wonder if someone here can advise
>>>>> me. I need to build a ivtv rpm for
>>>>> kernel-2.6.18-194.8.1.el5.centos.plus as its not on atrpms (yet)
>>>>> When I run the rpm build I get
>>>>> error: line 3: Unknown tag: %kmdl ivtv
>>>>> I have brewed up a few rpm's previously but I'm by no means an
>>>>> expert. So I'd appreciate some advice.
>> Thanks Jarod, The helper package worked and I have put the packages I
>> built here -> www.kensnet.org/atrpms
>> I tried using the earlier ivtv.ko but I got some symbol fails.
>> Interestingly I copied the earlier nVidia driver file in the same way
>> and it worked fine.
>> Before I got the rpmbuild working I tried a make / make install of
>> the ivtv tar.gz that was in the source rpm. It seemed to work and I
>> could cat /dev/video0 and get a reasonable .mpg file, but myth wasn't
>> interested in working the pvr350. But after I got the v4l rpm built
>> and installed myth was happy. Maybe I should have moved some other
>> v4l bits over from the previous kernel
>> and it might have worked.
> I spoke too soon - The system I'm working with is intended to have a
> PVR350 (ivtv) and a pair of Nova-T's DVB (cx88) and hopefully at some
> future date a DVB-S card.
> I'm on kernel 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5.centos.plus, which includes the cx88
> driver. The previous kernel, 2.6.18-194.3.1.el5.centos.plus,
> accidentally had the cx88 driver missing.
> If I load the ivtv driver rpm that I built, based on atrpm's sources,
> for 2.6.18-194.8.1.el5.centos.plus and then load the video4linux rpm I
> built the video4linux one de-installs the ivtv one in the process of
> installing but I get the PVR 350 working in Myth
Update on this. Some research pointed me to a conflict between the cx88
modules that come with kernel-2.6.18-194.8.1.el5.centos.plus and the
ones in the video4linux package. I manually removed the kernel supplied
ones and its now working.
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