[linux-dvb] Noob question

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Mon Oct 3 21:12:15 CEST 2005


Colin McAllister wrote:
> Thanks for the help Andy :) I'm a bit of a linux noob so fingers 
> crossed. I think I'm starting to understand tho.
> 
> afaik I need to re-compile the kernel, then do a bit of reading up on 
> cvs and update my video4linux ver.. I'll follow your instructions to the 
> letter, once I have everything up to date..
> 
> How do I apply the patch btw?
> 
> I'll let you know how I get on!

No.  Follow his instructions exactly as they are WITHOUT recompiling 
your kernel... You shouldnt need to do that, provided that video4linux 
and dvb-core are compiled as modules.

about applying the patch, do "man patch" (for future reference)

after you do "scripts/merge-trees.sh", do:

patch -p0 < compro_t200_remote.patch


Depending on the time that you get this email, the patch may or may not 
already be applied to cvs.  I took a copy of the patch, and didnt have a 
chance to look at it yet.  I will apply it to cvs if all is well with it.

Cheers,
Mike Krufky




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