[linux-dvb] Stupid problem !

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Sat Sep 29 20:37:25 CEST 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 19:06 +0200, kubrick at fgv6.net wrote:
> I'm having a very stupid, and boring, problem as I am trying to
> install drivers for a Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-T-500.

Let me suggest to have that read first:


> I'm saying that this si a stupid problem bcause I just can't find the
> driver neither in my kernel menuconfig (2.6.22-gentoo-r5) nor in the
> v4l-dvb (fetched today) menuconfig .
> I have "Technotrend/Hauppauge USB DEC devices" selected to compile as
> a module but I cant choose any DBV frontend, the list is empty ! So I
> can't find a way to build the dib0700 kernel module...
> I guess I have done something I my kernel config that prevents it to
> be shown but I can't guess what...

You do not compile a specific module from the v4l-dvb tree, you just
compile the whole tree against your kernel headers. At least this is how
I am doing it successfully.

More instructions here:



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