[mythtv-users] Distro roulette... (slight OT)

Damien Tanner dctanner at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 08:07:19 EDT 2004

Gentoo? There are some good MythTV Gentoo guides around the place.


On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 07:53:20 -0400, mark <fairlane at springcom.com> wrote:
> I've decided to ditch Mandrake and it's dependency hell and modifications.
> I'm looking for a distro that uses primarily source code, and
> not dependent on packages.  I'm fairly comfortable compiling
> from tar.gz source, and would like to stay with that.
> Some I've found:
> Slackware 10.0
> Sorcerer
> Lunar Linux
> Arch Linux
> Does anyone have any experience with these?  With an eye for Mythtv 0.16?
> I'm doing a fresh install of everything to try and solve a crashing problem
> that nobody can pin down.  It's not hardware, I've been through that.
> I don't want to reinstall Mandrake because of the issues I had updating
> to code that wasn't 'officially supported' in cooker.  And the LIRC compile
> was miserable too.
> Thanks,
> Mark
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