firewire no go

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at
Fri Nov 26 18:19:34 GMT 2004

john brennan-sardou wrote:
> hello;
>    I have just installed fedora three and it works like a dream. However 
> my firewire under kde is not seen. When fedora starts it recognises the 
> card and the make of the card but when I get into kde the dvgrab "can't 
> find a handle" and in the Info section the card is not shown at all. I 
> have tried this with two cards one from Pinnacle and the other with a 
> Via chipset. No go. So what does one do? My video camera is full of 
> clips to download.

You don't mention what you did to mount your camera.

FireWire is just a connection system like SCSI or USB.

IIUC, like any removable file system, you camera needs to be mounted before you 
can access it.

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