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video4linux on Redhat

Yes, you need the kernel sources in order to build a kernel module.


"Jonathan Arnold" <jdarnold at> writes:

> I'm trying to get my nVideo video card w/capture to capture. I've tracked
> down that I need video4linux, but I'm stumped as to where to go next. I
> have RedHat 7.2 fresh install.
> I downloaded the video4linux2 stuff from, but the make
> just is broken, complaining of missing /usr/src/linux (there's a
> /usr/src/redhat). Do I need to install all the kernel sources?
> I also downloaded the rivaTV driver, which purports to support my card, but
> again the make fails. This time with a complaint that the header file
> modversions.h shouldn't be included from /usr/include, but rather from a
> kernel specific place, which also doesn't exist.
> The page most things send you to:
> is not available.
> -- 
> Jonathan Arnold             (mailto:jdarnold at
> The Incredible Brightness of Seeing, a Home Theater weblog
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