[linux-dvb] How do I install properly (Fedora 5 and nova-t-500)?

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Sep 23 00:06:33 CEST 2006

Am Freitag, den 22.09.2006, 08:38 +0200 schrieb pontoppidan at city.dk:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get my nova-t-500 working on Fedora 5 (2.6.17 kernel), but the 
> card isn't recognised at startup - dmesg returns an error "no version 
> for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted." and lists a number of unknown 
> symbols. I've searched Google and from what I've read this is caused by some 
> conflict between the kernel version and the version of v4l?
> What I don't understand is that if I "make load" from the root of the tree I 
> downloaded and run dmesg again, the card is found, the firmware is loaded and 
> it is "warm" (I assume that means ready?).
> My install process was:
> 1) Installed video4linux from atrpms using yum.
> 2) Downloaded the bz2 tree from http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb?
> cmd=manifest;manifest=750f8bd102c3c4d1264dc0dd2e50a4550c0fd312;path=/;style=gi
> tweb
> 3) unpacked the tree
> 4) cd'ed to the root of the tree
> 5) make clean, make distclean, make
> 6) Edited two lines in dvb_net_c to resolve the problem described here: 
> http://lists-archives.org/video4linux/11995-2-6-17-git4-dvb_net-c-1141-error-
> struct-net_device-has-no-member-named-xmit_lock.html
> 7) Same as 5) once more - this time without errors - but some warnings about 
> deprecated sleep-timer in some modules
> 8) make unload
> 9) make install
> 10) make load
> 11) reboot
> Am I doing something wrong here? i have searched and tried to read up on the 
> procedure but I'm not getting anywhere with this except that I may be 
> compiling against a wrong kernel version. But what should I do to compile 
> against the right version, then?


didn't investigate anything yet, because all is hidden in scripts now.

But might be worth a try to uninstall Axels's modules for now and
"depmod -a", since you are using latest youself anyhow and also to
delete Modules.symvers manually in v4l-dvb/v4l and try again.


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