[mythtv-users] Redhat 9
jwwerpy at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 18:25:52 UTC 2005
On 8/19/05, Zak <onlydarksets at mahshie.net> wrote:
> Don't laugh, but I tried that earlier this week and ran into issues
> there, too. The ivtv drivers for FC4 *refuse* to recognize my Hauppauge
> 250s correctly. It insists they are 150s. I could live with that if
> they were just misnamed, but worked. However, I could not get them to
> work. I searched for an answer, but to no avail. I tried the 3.x
> drivers, but no dice.
> So...FC1 was too old, and FC4 was too new. I'm hoping the "middle
> bear's" FC3 will fit just right. If not I will probably have to cry,
> because .16 was working fine for me (I wanted to upgrade for better HDTV
> support, but SD was flawless).
> Brad Fuller wrote:
> > Zak wrote:
> >> Not a direct answer, but I just tried to upgrade from .16->.18.1 on
> >> FC1 last week, and it didn't work (mythplugins error). Point being,
> >> even if you were on Fedora, you might still have issues. I couldn't
> >> find an answer, so I'm installing FC3+.18.1 this week. That said, I
> >> am doing everything via ATrpms and don't want to build anything
> >> myself. I might have been able to fix it with a kernel upgrade, but,
> >> frankly, I'm a neophyte at best.
> > why not move on to FC4 now while you got the chance?
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I didn't have any problems upgrading my box from Red Hat 9. But I
created a dual boot setup and started over with Ubuntu. That way I
could mess with it and night but in the morning the kids would have
the old install there until I made the final switch. It kept the KAF
high. You don't need to switch to a debian based distro, I just
wanted to see if debian based distros were as cool as people say.
There are some setup guides for Ubuntu/Debian out there too that are
helpful. The hardest part was getting lirc to work.
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