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At first Fedora Core 2 has to be installed. Ideally choose the userdefined installation method and choose the Kernel sources and Kernel development packages.

A current Kernel is at www.kernel.org

Linux installation

The file /boot/config has to be copied to /usr/src/linux and renamed to .config

cp /boot/config /usr/src/linux/.config

Afterwards the new kernel can be compiled with the (copied over) old configuration

cd /usr/src/linux
make oldconfig
make modules_install
make install

Restart Linux.

VDR installation

The installation is explained in

and if a infrared remote control should be used

RPM packages

There are also prebuilt RPM packages of VDR and a bunch of plugins for Fedora Core 4 and later available at Fedora Extras and livna.org.


[1] http://fedora.redhat.com Fedora homepage
[2] http://www.kernel.org Linux Kernel homepage
[3] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras VDR and some plugin packages for FC5, FC6 and later
[4] http://rpm.livna.org/ VDR for FC4, and more plugin packages for FC4, FC5 and FC6 and later