[linux-dvb] [Patch] Latest CVS Error installing dst.ko
mkrufky at m1k.net
Thu Nov 24 17:40:26 CET 2005
Michael Ditum wrote:
>ok it sounds like I'm seriously confused on this subject.
>I have 18.104.22.168 installed with all of the dvb drivers (under Device
>Drivers -> Multimedia devices -> DVB Devices) compiled as modules.
>I want to update the drivers to enable support for the Nova-S+ card
>(which was recently put into CVS) and the fixes to CI that Andrew De
>Quincy comitted about a week ago.
You were doing the right thing when you followed the instructions in the
wiki for the merge-trees build method. The problem is that I have
recently added dvb-core into the merged build, and it is causing some
conflicts in your configuration. You have three options:
1) Recompile your kernel from scratch, following the directions exactly,
selecting NO DVB SUPPORT to be built -- this means, no not build them
in-kernel, and do not build them as modules. After doing the kernel
build, follow the rest of the tree-merge instructions.
2) You can back out v4l-kernel cvs to the 11/22/2005 revision, before I
added dvb-core into the merge, and after cx24123 has been added. Then
follow the wiki-howto procedure again. This might cause some problems,
however, because you have mentioned that you have run dvb-kernel's
makelinks script, and this might have screwed up your kernel sources,
which you will need intact for future cvs builds.
3) You can wait until I import the rest of the dvb modules into the
merged-trees build environment. I am away from my own computer
currently, so I can't say that this will be ready for public use until
tomorrow, or maybe even saturday, although, if you can wait a bit, this
would be the best route.
.... oh, there is another option:
>(and then go into kernel dir do oldconfig, make menuconfig, make all,
>make modules_install make install, reboot
>this seemed to work but when I modprobe cx24123 it doesn't detect my
>card, and the other fixes I was expecting (CI IRQ issues) are not
If this is working right now, then you can install v4l-kernel (without
the 'make merge-trees' command) in order for your card to be
autodetected ... but first you will have to edit compat.h and remove the
#if linux_version < kernel_version(2,6,16)
Anyhow, if you are still having problems, just hang tight... I will have
the merged environment working again for you shortly.
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