[mythtv-users] Jarod's Guide / atRPMs general questions

Dan wolf mboverload at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 22:33:00 UTC 2004

As far as security goes, I dont think you need to worry about that. 
With Linux behind a router/firewall you are almost invincible.

On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 00:50:16 -0500, Harry Orenstein <holists at v92net.com> wrote:
> I was just wondering some general things, and I don't think I have seen these
> questions asked before so I thought they might have an appeal to more than
> just myself:
> 1. After my initial install using Jarod's Guide for FC3 I changed atRPMs in
> apt from stable to testing.  This upgraded my ivtv driver from 100zz to
> 0.2.0rc3a.  Under 100zz I didn't seem to get any errors in /proc/interrupts.  
> Now I get about 2% errors for the ivtv interrupts.  This apparently doesn't
> affect the quality of my captures, but it is puzzling.  Anyone else have this
> problem?  Is it any cause for concern?
> 2. How often should I do an apt-get upgrade?  It seems like I could do at
> least 10's of MBs per week in upgrades if I wanted to stay absolutely
> up-to-date.  As far as security updates this would seem to make sense.  I
> don't know if it makes sense in general to do so much updating if my system
> is stable and doing what I want it to.  Any opinions?  One update which I
> would like to make is avidemux2 since the atRPMs version (2.0.28) seems to
> have some problem that the dag version (2.0.34test2) doesn't, but I would
> have to uninstall avidemux2 to make the update unless I do a complete apt-get
> upgrade.
> Any and all feedback will be greatfully accepted.  TIA!
> -- Harry O.
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