Question for kernel expert
mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Fri Oct 17 17:37:06 UTC 2008
Mike Adolf wrote:
> If a .ko file is present does that mean it is installed in the kernel?
No. If it's in /lib/modules/ it's a module. It will need to be loaded
using modprobe or autoloaded on boot.
> If I do a lsmod I see an entry for cx88xx but not cx88-dvb.
Have you tried 'modprobe cx88-dvb'? What output (if any) do you get? If
none, what does lsmod show after you tried to load it?
If it is
> there, I guess I'm just out of luck. tvtime gives the error "videoinput:
> Can't get tuner info: Invalid argument" and kdetv starts off with the
> error "ALSA lib control.c:909:(snd_ctl_open_noupdate) Invalid CTL" and
> is followed by nothing but errors. Maybe I'll try the live CD.
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