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Re: dvgrab doesn't

On Mon, Dec 24, 2007 at 22:24:52 -0500, Thomas H. George wrote:
> With my old system dvgrab controlled my Sony Digital 8 video camera with no 
> problems.  I upgraded to a new motherboard and a Athlon 64 processor, Lenny 
> and a linux-image-2.6.22-3-amd64 kernel.  The new motherboard does not have 
> a firewire port so I added a pci firewire card (NEC single-chip IEEE 1394 
> controller uPD72874).  When I connect the video camera I get the following 
> messages:
>    firewire_core:: phy config: card 0, new root=ffc1, gap_count=5
>    firewire_core:  created new fw device fw1 (0 config rom retries)
> When I next enter the command:
>    dvgrab --format raw --autosplit --size 100 take-
> I get the response:
>  raw1394 - failed to get handle: no such file or directory

Check if the device node /dev/raw1394 exists and what its permissions
are. If it does not exist try to run "modprobe raw1394" as root.

> I tried changing the command by adding --card 0 and got the same response.
> Is there some further setup for dvgrab which will solve this problem?
> Tom George

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