[mythtv-users] Re: Suggestions for Updates to Jarods Guide

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Tue Jul 6 15:23:22 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 06 July 2004 06:33, Graham W. Mitchell wrote:
> > Never, ever, reinstall!
> I try not too.. but apt-get was complaining that it couldn't find some
> rpmlibs, and since it was a new install, and suspecting that I am going to
> be having some other issues, I thought I'd start fresh and end up with a
> clean system.

True, sometimes its best to start clean.

> > Not your typical install (the Windows domain stuff),
> Probably not.. then again, there are probably more than a few geeks running
> MSExchange etc at home... (sad, aren't I).

I get enough of Exchange problems at work. I run dovecot and postfix at 
home. :-) Granted, I don't get all the calendar stuff, but I don't have many 
machines that run Outlook at home. I'm intending to play with Kolab one of 
these days...

> > There do seem to be quite a few folks with multi-card systems these days
> It seems to be... I've got a couple of PVR250s and a WinTV in mine. It's
> not the easiest job getting them all set up - even tho I've been thru the
> setup several times.

What seem to be the major pitfalls? I had no problems whatsoever last week (or 
was it two weeks ago?) when I redid my entire master backend on another 

> > catching up at work post-office-move
> Oh, I hear you.... We did a count up of all the projects we have to
> complete between now and the end of September.  We somehow need to find an
> extra 1500 man hours between now and then, and considering there are only
> really 2 of us that can do project work, it's going to be interesting....:)


> > This applies pretty much equally to FC1
> Thanks... I did a search on the RH site, and couldn't come up with
> anything. My myth box is eventually going back into the basement, and it
> would be nice to be able to automate the next (re)install of it (at least
> to the point of the OS being right, and having telnet enabled).

I still need to set up a pxe install server myself...

> Thanks again for all the help and the good work on the guide.

:-) Put in several hours on updates last night, still not done, but the 
work-in-progress is posted.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jarod Wilson [mailto:jcw at wilsonet.com]
> > It might be worth adding to section 3 Initial Software, that if you're
> > planning to use samba, to select the Windows Server as part of the
> > installation. Also, if you're planning to connect to a Windows domain,
> > to select the krb5-server utilities (you will also need to add the
> > krb5-workstation utilities manually later (I can't see a way to
> > install them at initial install time)).
> Not your typical install (the Windows domain stuff), but I'll take that
> into consideration. Definitely a good call on the Windows Server stuff.

Actually, I found the Windows Server stuff is already in there... Haven't got 
around to the Windows domain stuff yet.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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