[CentOS] OT: Digital Video Editor for CentOS 5.2 - Suggestions?

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 18:59:28 UTC 2008

n Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 6:58 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
>>> Akemi Yagi wrote:
>>>> I have been using kino to import from our miniDV camcorder and do some
>>>> simple editing -- but all on FC6.  As I wrote in my post earlier in
>>>> this thread, I have been unable to do this on CentOS 5.  Were you able
>>>> to get kino to recognize the firewire port ?  If so, would you mind
>>>> sharing your experience in this forum thread?
>> After we get the camcorder and a PCI Firewire card, I will try this in
>> CentOS 5.2 and let you know if it works on our HW.
>> Possibly it has to do with the HW Akemi is using, but, probably not,
>> because it works there on FC6. Probably you are correct that
>> something is broken in CentOS for Firewire.
> I almost forgot to tell you that firewire support is disabled in the
> distro kernel.  This is upstream's decision.  Fortunately, we have
> centosplus kernel which has firewire enabled.  This is briefly
> mentioned in the forum thread I referred to.

Thank you for advising me about that very critical detail!   I would have
wondered why it didn't work, with the standard kernel!

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