Fedora Core 3 - Nvidia and bttv
MikeForestS at netscape.net
Sun Nov 28 17:41:27 UTC 2004
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org> wrote:
>Am So, den 28.11.2004 schrieb Mike H um 13:19:
>> Recently I did an upgrade of Red Hat 9, finally, on the first operating system of three, on my multiple boot Pentium 3 - 1000.
>> This box has a Nvidia Ti-4200 and a WinFast 2000 XP TV card. Wasting alot of time trying to get these running, I'd like to
>> point out the solutions, and get a better solution for the TV-card.
>> First the Nvidia snafu. Never have or had a problem in Fedora Core 2, my second O.S. or with SuSe with it's fantastic
>> YAST component. Doing all the Core 2 Nvidia readme procedures yielded a X-server no start. I finally found a work
>> around that worked for me, though I did not get as severe an error. I advise anyone with a similar problem to do solution
>> 1 and 2 at the page http://www.dhonnlushine.com/fc3-nvidia.html :
>[ ... ]
>Documented at the Fedora Project site:
>So no news - pointed to numerous times since FC3 came out.
>> The other ssnafu was with my WInFast 2000 XP which Linux has always misidentified the tuner type. During installation
>> of Core3, I let it do my tvcard, which caused the tuner type to be stuck on the value 5 when it should be 2. When using
>> modprobe command to change it, dmesg revealed that the request was ignored. Using "rmmod bttv" and the
>> "/sbin/modprobe card=34 tuner=2" works to set the tuner from superuser terminal in KDE. Does anyone know how to
>> force the bootup to not load tuner=5? IT does not work if inserted in modprobe.conf and rmmod does not work in that file.
>Not really sure what you put into the /etc/modprobe.conf.
>"/sbin/modprobe card=34 tuner=2" is a nonsense command.
>options bttv card=34 tuner=2
>in the /etc/modprobe.conf will set this options for the bttv module if
>it is loaded by the system.
Oops , I actually had in the modprobe.conf "options bttv radio=1 card=34" then another line : "options tuner type=2" I'll try inserting "bttv" and see if it is ignored still.
Switch to Netscape Internet Service.
As low as $9.95 a month -- Sign up today at http://isp.netscape.com/register
Netscape. Just the Net You Need.
New! Netscape Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Search from anywhere on the Web and block those annoying pop-ups.
Download now at http://channels.netscape.com/ns/search/install.jsp
More information about the users