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? <snip> >> 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!