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Old 06-09-2016, 10:25 AM   #1
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ERROR: w_scan requires linux DVB API v5.3 or higher. *** Please update your linux dvb headers,

I'm running centos 6 and this is the error I keep getting when I try to configure w_scan:
*** ERROR: w_scan requires linux DVB API v5.3 or higher.
*** Please update your linux dvb headers,
*** (usually /usr/include/linux/dvb).
I've been trawling google but can't find a solutions for this, most pages for it are in german with no clear solution. I know I can get w_scan from a repo but I want to complie it. Thanks for any help
Old 06-09-2016, 10:38 AM   #2
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/usr/include/linux/dvb is part of the kernel-headers package. According to /usr/include/linux/dvb/version.h on a CentOS 6 system, DVB is version 5.2.
This means you need a newer kernel which probably means installing CentOS 7.
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ok thanks for your help AlucardZero


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