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Hello, my dvd-recorder doesn't work with new kernel version so i need to know what was changed after the 2.6.19 version of the linux kernel. Where i can found this ...
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    how to find changelogs


    Hello, my dvd-recorder doesn't work with new kernel version so i need to know what was changed after the 2.6.19 version of the linux kernel. Where i can found this information?

    Thank you

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    This seems to be a good place to start. With a few other good links posted within. Good Luck.
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    You can query the RPM database, too, to get the changelog associate with a given RPM package. e.g.,

    To query the changelog for the utility "ls", get the package name:

    Code:
    rpm -qf /bin/ls
    Then query the database:

    Code:
    rpm -qv --changelog coreutils

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    I checked the link of LinuxChanges but i didn't found anything that can explain why my dvd recorder doesn't work. Can someone help me looking these links:
    kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_20
    kernelnewbies.org/Linux_2_6_21
    (i need to write them like text and not like URLs because i still not have 15 posts)

    In these links there must be the the problem because Puppy with kernel 2.6.19 works, Fedora 7 with kernel 2.6.21 doesn't work. Thank you.

    @atreyu
    At the moment i don't have any distro installed. I just re-installed Vista and tried some of the newest distro released, but the dvd recorder still not work. When i'll install a distro i certainly try your tip. Thank you.

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    Fedora 7 is ancient...any reason you can't try a more recent version?

    If you're tied to F7, check the output of dmesg for DVD error messages:

    Code:
    dmesg|egrep -i 'cd-rom|dvd'
    The problem with it might be in the distro itself. How are you determining that it does not work?

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    i always try livecd before install. if the dvd recorder doesn't work with the livecd it doesn't work also installing the distro.

    EVERY linux distro livecd i tried with a kernel newer than 2.6.18 doesn't start. Fedora returns "sleeping forever", ubuntu bring me to a command line and many other don't boot. They work fine if i boot them from usb.

    In this thread we are off-topic, if you want to understand the problem and (i hope) try to help me, i suggest you to see this thread: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ubu...etected-2.html
    Thank you

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    Okay, you're right, I didn't understand the problem. Will respond to other thread...

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