Fedora 26 Server PPC64

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Re: Fedora 26 Server PPC64

Postby Roland » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:56 pm

Would installing this VLC package solve the Live stream issue...?

http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fed ... w/vlc.html

How should it be installed? There was not any script included... Just dropping the drawer did not seem to have effect.
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Re: Fedora 26 Server PPC64

Postby xeno74 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:08 pm

Roland wrote:Would installing this VLC package solve the Live stream issue...?

http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fed ... w/vlc.html

How should it be installed? There was not any script included... Just dropping the drawer did not seem to have effect.


Hi Roland,

You can install it with the following command:

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sudo rpm -i vlc-3.0.0-1.fc27.ppc64


I am not sure if it works because the default VLC doesn't work on the X5000 but you can try it if you like. Please note: This package is for Fedora 27. I am not sure if you can install it on Fedora 26.

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Re: Fedora 26 Server PPC64

Postby Roland » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:14 am

xeno74 wrote: You can install it with the following command:

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sudo rpm -i vlc-3.0.0-1.fc27.ppc64


I am not sure if it works because the default VLC doesn't work on the X5000 but you can try it if you like. Please note: This package is for Fedora 27. I am not sure if you can install it on Fedora 26.


My error, there was also a Fedora 26 version of it :-). But rpm found too many missing dependencies... There was also an installation recipe which uses dnf, and it demanded only one extra component which I was able find:

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#> sudo dnf install libavcodec.so.57 ffmpeg-libs-3.3.5-2.fc26.ppc64.rpm
#> dnf install libavcodec.so.57
#> dnf install vlc-3.0.0-1.fc26.ppc64.rpm
#> dnf install vlc


What is actually the difference between these two installation methods?

How could I test whether the VLC works? Should Firefox use it directly or do you need a Plugin? There was at least a diffrence in the behaviour of FireFox when trying to start a Stream, the error message was different... (before installing VLC: 'Browser not supporting Live Streaming', and after that a numerical error code...)
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Re: Fedora 26 Server PPC64

Postby Roland » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:52 pm

@Christian

Could you please reveal us how did you do the initial installation of Fedora26? Was there needed some changes to the installation disk (.iso) itself, or was it just to set suitable Uboot variables for it? There is already Fedora27 (and beta28) available, and both a Netinstall.iso and complete installation DVD for it...
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Re: Fedora 26 Server PPC64

Postby xeno74 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:17 pm

@Roland
I upgraded my Fedora 25 to Fedora 26 last year.

Link to the Thread: X1000: Fedora 26 Server PPC64

I installed Fedora 25 via a virtual QEMU PowerPC machine two years ago.

Link to the Thread: X1000: Fedora 25 ppc64

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