[AG-TECH] 2.3 installation (video producer problems)

Mike Elmore mwelmore at lbl.gov
Mon Nov 15 18:20:02 CST 2004

Hi Doug,
Thank you for the information.  However, it took us a little longer to get ours
to work.  We finally did thanks to Martin Stoufer.  I am not sure what all he
did, but we now have a working 2.3 node.  I will update the windows box again
soon.  I just updated our test drive.
Thank you and Thank you Martin for all of the help.
Mike Elmore

Douglas Kosovic wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> >I hope that this isn't a fact.  We are just using that WS3 box for the
> >video
> > producer.  Did you have similar problems with node manager unable to find
> > the
> > video capture devices?
> To get Video4Linux on Red Hat Enterprise 3, I had to to install the
> unsupported kernel package (from the RHEL3 CDs) that corresponded to the
> kernel that was installed. Then get the V4L devices detected with kudzu,
> like so:
> ----
> rpm -i kernel-unsupported-2.4.21-20.EL.i686.rpm
> /sbin/new-kernel-pkg --mkinitrd --depmod --install 2.4.21-20.EL
> rm /etc/sysconfig/hwconf
> reboot
> ----
> For installation of the Fedora Core 1 AGTk 2.3 RPMs on RHEL3, all I had to
> do was issue:
> ----
> wget -r -l 1 -A .rpm -nd \
>   http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~agn/ag_fedora/FC1/stable/RPMS/i386/
> rpm -ihv *.rpm
> ----
> I did create a new AccessGrid-2.3-5.i386.rpm which is statically liked with
> alsa-lib (so the alsa RPMs are no longer required) and vic now includes the
> RGB24 patch from http://ihpc.jcu.edu.au/~jc118215/index.php/Main/AccessGrid.
> More details can be found at:
>     http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/~agn/ag_fedora/
> Doug

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