I’m attempting to install a Hauppauge WINTV RADIO pci card (BT878 chipset) on my RedHat Enterprise Linux WS version 3. The driver for the card is the bttv driver. From my research about the driver it is suppose to be built into the Linux kernel. I’m running Kernel 2.4.21-20EL-i686. RedHat’s hardware browser shows the card as a video capture card and defines the driver as bttv. However the card is not “mapped” to a device. I tried running
% xawtv –noxv
And it returned
Can’t open /dev/video0
I don’t really now how to troubleshoot this as I’m still a novice Linux user.
I looked under /lib/modules/<Kernel version>/Kernel/drivers and I didn’t see the bttv module. When I try to modprobe for bttv it returns an error saying it can’t locate the module.
However, when I look under /usr/src/linux-2.4.21-20.EL/drivers/media/video I do see the bttv module source.
Do I need to rebuild the Kernel? I don’t know how to tell if the bttv driver is already there and I don’t know how to rebuild the kernel either. I apologize if this is the wrong mailing list to be asking this type of question but if it is could you direct me to where I can get help?