[linux-dvb] Newbie stuggling to get freecom usb dvb-t recognised

Alan Chandler alan at chandlerfamily.org.uk
Sun Sep 3 14:38:59 CEST 2006


On Sunday 03 September 2006 10:18, Alan Chandler wrote:
> On Saturday 02 September 2006 23:08, Alan Chandler wrote:
> ...
>
> > I am now trying to build them from the latest source from the mercurial
> > repository, but the best I can achieve seems to be (although it might be
> > working correctly, but very slowly) a never ending set of lines like this
> > after typing make.
> >
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
> > Updating/Creating .config
>
> This is DEFINITELY recursive - I left it running all night and it was still
> doing it in the morning.
>
> I did notice that v4l has a soft link oss which points to . and thought
> that might be the cause and commented the creation out in the makefile, but
> it wasn't that, as it still happened.
>
> Also to be accurate, it seems to be inside the linux headers - at least
> this is how it starts:-
>
> ./scripts/make_myconfig.pl
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/v4l-dvb/v4l'
> make[1]: Entering directory `/root/v4l-dvb/v4l'
> creating symbolic links...
> make -C /lib/modules/2.6.16-2-686/build SUBDIRS=/root/v4l-dvb/v4l  modules
> make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.16-2-686'
> Updating/Creating .config
> Updating/Creating .config
> Updating/Creating .config
> Updating/Creating .config
> Updating/Creating .config
> Updating/Creating .config
> Updating/Creating .config

OK, thanks to some help on the #linuxtv channel on irc (including some 
patching of the makefile) , I now have working modules.  


-- 
Alan Chandler
http://www.chandlerfamily.org.uk



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