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Works as of 2.6.12

Contents

Download

CVS checkout

Using cvs version of drivers

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/marvel login
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/marvel co -P modulename

Where modulename should be driver_fb

Kernel

Patch the kernel

2.6.7 patch works fine for 2.6.12

Update grub with new kernel

cd /driver location/
make

Drivers

Compile the drivers

./iv

Install the drivers

If 'simple' error, try s/simple/opmode/ in iv

cd /dev/v4l/
ls -l

Should show video0 or something similar

check permissions so that you can read from it

chmod 666 /dev/v4l/video0

try and use it using xawtv or mythtv

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