[mythtv-users] Why and Why NOT FC2?

Darryl Wisneski myth at skicentral.tv
Mon Sep 13 03:27:01 EDT 2004


I look forward to using Fedora Core 2 so I can take advantage of the 
multimedia improvements that you get in the 2.6 kernel (& stuff).  I 
understand that FC2 uses 2.6 by default.  Some of the newer drivers 
necessary for latest revisions on chipsets of the raw tv capture cards 
(no compression) are in the 2.6.  Anybody care to comment on specific 
cards & chipsets?


Prash wrote:

> This question has been asked before.  As Jarod said "If it ain't broke,
> don't fix it".

Age old wisdom.

> The only reason I would think of is to keep up to date with distros. FC1
> will reach EOL soon. FC3 is due next month and you don't want to run an
> older version, do you? As long as you are keeping your system up to date -
> things should be fine.
> I've never installed FC1 - I just started straight with FC2 a couple of
> months back.
>>Hey all,
>>I have an FC1 install working fine. My question is why would I want to
>>upgrade my Mythbox (specifically) to FC2. And contrarily, why wouldn't I
>>(i.e. risks)? I can give the first con:
>>Con: My current system works. Ain't broke don't fix...
>>Thanks for any input and time you all can spare...
>>My MythBox:
>>Athlon XP 2000+, MSI K7N2GM-L, 512MB Kbyte, 80GB Seagate Single Platter,
>>2xPVR250 Coolmax CX300B Silent PSU, Coolermaster ATC-610BX1 Case, Fedora
>>Core 1, 2.4.22-1.2179 kernel, ivtv-0.1.9, myth 0.15.20040505.1
>>mythtv-users mailing list
>>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
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