[mythtv] Which Distro?
23 Dec 2002 14:17:09 -0500
I can't offer concrete proof, numbers and so forth. Gentoo compiled on
my machine runs noticebly faster on the same machine than does redhat
(dual boot). Things are especially more noticeable within KDE.
On Mon, 2002-12-23 at 14:53, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Hey Tony,
> I'm very interested in any performance differences between a Gentoo
> compiled specifically for your machine vs. a stock RH8....
> Tony Clark(email@example.com)@2002.12.22 10:36:50 +0000:
> > I normaly use Gentoo but for kicks I set up another box with RH8. It worked
> > pretty well. I've just converted the box over to Gentoo though, as I am
> > interested to see if the optimisation that you get with Gentoo gives any real
> > advantages. It should and it maybe a good choice for those light on
> > processor grunt.
> > I think you have to expect some issues with Mythtv as it is still in heavy
> > development mode. 0.7 is quite stable but still has a few quirks. It would
> > be nice to see 0.8 out or maybe even a back port of some of the bug fixes and
> > make a 0.71. To maintain the current 0.7 would require someone with the
> > necessary skill and interest to do it. The current developers seem to be
> > pretty busy getting stuff done for the next release and it wouldn't be fair
> > to asked them to back port patchs. I would help but I'm no c++ programer.
> > tony
> > On Sunday 22 December 2002 09.45, Mike Payson wrote:
> > > Which distribution is recommended for use with MythTV? I've been using
> > > Gentoo, but I've run into some (probably minor) issues that are making me
> > > think that it might be easier to just start over with a different
> > > distribution. FreeplayTV recommends Slackware, but gives no
> > > rationalizations for that decision. What's going to be the easiest to get
> > > up & running with?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Mike
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