Shini, the codec is definetly part of the kernel but whether or not RH decided to put it in, I'm not sure. Very high probability that they did, though since it's quite popular. You just load the module for whatever card you have and the codec should be loaded automatically if needed.
Silly girly, try loading the trident module (ie type "modprobe trident") and see if that helps. If it says module not found then either you have an old kernel (type "uname -r" to find out your kernel version) or it wasn't compiled with that module. In either case you'll need a new kernel. So, you can download a kernel image package (on some distros - like debian for example) or you'll have to compile a new one.
Edit: Oh, if the modprobe idea works then add the line "trident" to your /etc/modules file so that the modules will be loaded on start up every time.
Last edited by adz; 08-18-2003 at 12:46 AM.