[mythtv] Gentoo & MythTV
Mon, 23 Dec 2002 22:29:00 -0800
Just make sure you install MySQL BEFORE Qt otherwise the qt->mysql
won't get automatically installed...
Mike Payson(email@example.com)@2002.12.23 21:17:45 +0000:
> Well, after all that I decided to go back to Gentoo after all... Debian looks
> nice, but I really don't feel like learning another distro right now... I'd
> rather focus on this project. I'm comfortable with Gentoo, it's package
> management rocks, and it should be the fastest as well.
> So what are the recommended USE tags for MythTV. I'm leaning towards not
> installing X. I have a Linux workstation with X, so I might as well not
> install it on my MythTV box (It's not required, right?).
> So far I have:
> USE="qt matrox mysql"
> Anything else? oss? alsa? fbcon? svga?
> Here's a list of all available use flags:
> On Monday 23 December 2002 11:26 am, Tony Clark wrote:
> > To be quite honest I really don't know. On an xp1800 currently recording
> > here is what I get, it should be recording in mpeg4.
> > 22225 tony 15 0 37316 32M 8040 S 29.4 3.2 6:33 mythfrontend
> > Watching tv pushes it up for sure. I can dual boot RH and Gentoo on this
> > box so I may do some tests but I don't think it will be much different. I
> > just perfer Gentoo :)
> > tony
> > On Monday 23 December 2002 20.53, 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....
> > > tanx,
> > > Mark
> > >
> > > 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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