[mythtv-users] Redhat 9
onlydarksets at mahshie.net
Sat Aug 20 19:04:32 UTC 2005
Jason Werpy wrote:
>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:
>>>>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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>>>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
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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.
That's definitely the smart way to do it. I thought I could just
upgrade, but I couldn't get it to work.
On a side note - as it turns out, I had the "warm boot bug" - simply
turning off the machine and then starting up cold fixed the problem.
I'm back on FC4 now, BTW.
It's a mad, mad world...
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