[PLUG] Firewire and RH 9

alan alan at clueserver.org
Wed Sep 29 20:36:02 PDT 2004


On Wed, 29 Sep 2004, Robert McIntosh wrote:

> Is anyone running RH9 with a 2.4.20 kernel and a firewire PCI card?  Any
> problems?  Did you have to rebuild the kernel or load modules?
> 
> I have a production server that could use a firewire card to back-up to
> a Maxtor External USB/firewire drive once a month and am teetering
> between playing it safe with a hi-speed USB card or jumping in and
> hoping the support is there for the firewire PCI card.

I have a firewire video capture card.  I remember that I had toload a 
bunch of modules to get it to work correctly.

Search for a program called "Kino". The FAQ for it has instructions for 
getting firewire working.  (I am not in town or I would look up the link.)






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