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Re: Support TV on Fedora - Proposal for Fedora 9



On Nov 27, 2007 5:06 PM, KH KH <kwizart gmail com> wrote:
> 2007/11/27, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet gmail com>:
> > On Wed, 2007-11-21 at 19:29 -0800, Otto Rey wrote:
> > > Fedora should have a good support of TV cards. I have a LifeView
> > > FlyVideo 98 and Fedora 8 with MythTV (and others) and I can't get TV
> > > working. I try almost everything (i am developer).
> > > For home users, Fedora 9 TV support should by something like this:
> > > "Install this crappy package and you are zapping" :D
> >
> > After a marathon coding/testing session with fursund[1] in #elisa, the
> > ivtv plugin[2] for elisa is now mostly working. It needs ivtv-utils[3]
> > (which I will package shortly) and elisa 0.3.2.
> Unfortunately the ivtv-utils are now deprecated with >=2.6.23 kernels
> http://lists-archives.org/video4linux/19986-cx88-ivtv-emulation-hvr-1300.html
> Iv'e closed the ivtv bug that were submitted:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=348911
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=250971
> ivtv-firmware and xorg-x11-drv-ivtv have been approved but still were
> not imported because of "competing" review request... (my website is
> offline for the next 24hours)
>
> Nicolas (kwizart)
>

I don't think that's quite true.  The driver is now part of the
kernel, but you still need to install the firmware and the userland
tools such as ivtvctl.

http://ivtvdriver.org/index.php/Howto#Download_and_install

> >
> > [1] http://dlai.jafu.dk/
> > [2] http://dlai.jafu.dk/wp-content/ivtvplugin.zip
> > [3] http://www.ivtvdriver.org/index.php/Download
> >
> > --


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