[mythtv-users] Xbox Gentoo Vs GentooX Vs Xebian
gregs_lists at millernet.ca
Wed Dec 1 19:08:47 UTC 2004
That is exactly what I tried. For some really weird reason it fails every
time. I went through the perl script to try and narrow down the problem. I
noticed that the first thing it did during the config step (installing
Xebian went fine..) was do an apt-get update. I tried running this manually
and it came back full of errors like the one I described. I know that the
network works because I can use lynx to go to the same sites that apt-get
has problems with.
I changed the sources.list locations for the debian part to the local
university and it worked better, but it still failes on the Mythtv sources.
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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Fred Squires
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 11:55 AM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Xbox Gentoo Vs GentooX Vs Xebian
On Wed, 01 Dec 2004 11:35:11 -0700, Greg Miller <gregs_lists at millernet.ca>
> Hi, I just picked up a couple of used xboxes to used as frontends for
> Mythtv. I am now trying determine what Linux distribution I should
> use. I tried Xebian because it looked like the fastest way to setup s
> dedicated frontend. For some reason apt-get is failing. I see errors
> like "stdin: not in gzip format" I am running via ssh and the network
> seems to work for other apps (wget, lynx).
> Now I'm considering a Gentoo flavor. With the two choices being Gent00
> and Gentoox, does one have much of an advantage over the other? Is
> Gentoo going to be more difficult than GentooX (drives, lirc, mpeg
> chip support, etc...)
> Any Tips, comments, and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
With Xebian did you follow the instructions from http://bit.blkbk.com/?
They worked very well for me.
BTW, (this might have changed) there were problems with the 1.1 version of
Xebian and mythtv. 1.03 should be used instead.
I probably still have a few gmail invites.
Drop me a line (off list) if you'd like an account.
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