[mythtv-users] Why and Why NOT FC2?

Nowhere nowhere at cox.net
Wed Sep 15 01:54:37 EDT 2004

> All I did to migrate my entire system from FC1 to FC2 was:
> 1) Save my /video directory (easy, since it is its own partition)
> 2) cp -r /var/lib/mysql /video/
> 3) Reformat all but /video and install FC2
> 4) cp -r /video/mysql/* /var/lib/mysql/
> 5) reinstall mythtv
> 6) fire up mysqld
> 7) fire up mythbackend

I had troubles when first installing which prompted me to scrap and
start over. When I did, I could not get /video to "work" without
reformatting it. It was at the time an xfs partition on a single drive.
Since xfs was not a native module (right term?) in the kernel, I could
not add it at partition time when reformatting and was (and start
aren't) savvy enough to add it later.

Now it is an LVM combination of 2 drives, piece of the original 80 and
200 extra that I managed to add without losing any data.

Is there a quickie tip you can give on how to run the setup without
formatting the xfs partition?   It's been a while but I seem to remember
one of the times I did it just changing the partition type to xfs
destroyed all the data that was there. Can only remember it was
frustrating ;-)

> > What is the current status of the non-4kstacks ATrpms kernel. Is it
> > still needed?
> Not entirely. There are still some issues with full xfs partitions

Well of course I'm running xfs...

Thanks for everything!

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, 2.4.22-1.2199 kernel, myth 0.16

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