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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    So is everything now golden on FC6 or what issues are you still facing?
    The only issue I can't seem to solve is getting my WinTV 150 to work. If I can't watch tv using fc6 I may use another distro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kjrnec View Post
    The only issue I can't seem to solve is getting my WinTV 150 to work. If I can't watch tv using fc6 I may use another distro.
    I had setup a Hauppauge WinTV PVR-150 on Fedora Core 6 just yesterday. What problems are you running into? I had the thing going in under five minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    I had setup a Hauppauge WinTV PVR-150 on Fedora Core 6 just yesterday. What problems are you running into? I had the thing going in under five minutes.
    I've always used tvtime with the bttv drivers in fc4 but I read somewhere you can no longer do that in fc6. So I tried loading ivtv drivers and using xawtv, vlc, kdetv, and mythtv none of them work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kjrnec View Post
    I've always used tvtime with the bttv drivers in fc4 but I read somewhere you can no longer do that in fc6. So I tried loading ivtv drivers and using xawtv, vlc, kdetv, and mythtv none of them work.

    /sbin/lspci -v
    00:08.0 Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC16 (CX23416) MPEG-2 Encoder (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Hauppauge computer works Inc. WinTV PVR 150
    Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 193
    Memory at c8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
    Capabilities: [44] Power Management version 2

    /bin/dmesg |grep Initialized
    ieee1394: Initialized config rom entry `ip1394'
    ivtv0: Initialized Hauppauge WinTV PVR-150, card #0
    [drm] Initialized drm 1.0.1 20051102
    [drm] Initialized radeon 1.25.0 20060524 on minor 0

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    Are you building ivtv from source or from ATRPMS? Try ATRPMS if the source didn't work. Make sure the firmware is installed as well. The wilsonet Mythtvology might be good as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Are you building ivtv from source or from ATRPMS? Try ATRPMS if the source didn't work. Make sure the firmware is installed as well. The wilsonet Mythtvology might be good as well.
    I at first tried building from source but then switched to using the wilsonet guide. I'm not interested in recording so mythtv is overkill I just want to watch tv like I used to in fc4.

    I've never had so much trouble getting things to work in Linux since switching to fc6. At first it was the kernel mismatch problem then AIGLX wouldn't work with fglrx drivers and now I can't use tvtime because its not compatible with ivtv drivers. Luckily my fc4 box still does everything I want but without support.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kjrnec View Post
    I at first tried building from source but then switched to using the wilsonet guide. I'm not interested in recording so mythtv is overkill I just want to watch tv like I used to in fc4.

    I've never had so much trouble getting things to work in Linux since switching to fc6. At first it was the kernel mismatch problem then AIGLX wouldn't work with fglrx drivers and now I can't use tvtime because its not compatible with ivtv drivers. Luckily my fc4 box still does everything I want but without support.
    I finally got it working with vlc but mythtv still refuses to work correctly.

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