[mythtv-users] MythTV Upgrading and Protocols..

John P. Mitchell john at cepros.com
Wed Dec 28 04:13:41 EST 2005

Robert Anderson wrote:
> On 12/27/05, *John P. Mitchell* <john at cepros.com 
> <mailto:john at cepros.com>> wrote:
>     MythTV Users,
>        I have a .15 MythTV backend and two .15 XBox MythTV frontends. The
>     systems is used heavily by four individuals on an almost hourly basis
>     and the system has overcome many hurdles to gain the users trust. I am
>     almost about to add a third encoder to try to minimize conflicts. These
>     are personal systems so I do not have alot of money to throw at it. So
>     now on to the questions:
>        I want to upgrade to take advantage of the new features but all the
>     protocol changes have left me in the dust and make upgrading an all or
>     nothing affair. Can someone suggest a minimum impact upgrade path that
>     will not disrupt my MythTV setup for a whole weekend? Which is not
>     acceptable to the users I must say. I can not build a second whole
>     system to work the kinks out of while this one stays running, although I
>     wish I could.
>        Also, I want to know what is the reasoning behind not keeping the
>     protocol between frontend and backend backwards compatible? It seems
>     good practice to not break older versions of MythTV frontends or slaves
>     in an effort to minimize problems for the user and for other MythTV
>     integrated projects out there.
>     --
>     Regards,
>         John P. Mitchell <john at cepros.com <mailto:john at cepros.com>>
>         Email Sticker: My Boss is a Jewish carpenter
>         http://www.GoboLinux.org | User #00010110
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> My xbox torrent should make the upgrading of your frontends easy.
> http://www.piratebay.org/details.php?id=3423245
> -- 
> Rob Anderson
> riznob at gmail.com <mailto:riznob at gmail.com>

Thanks for the XBox help Rob. Hopefully that will make that easy.

Anybody on the backend?

     John P. Mitchell <john at cepros.com>
     Email Sticker: My Boss is a Jewish carpenter
     http://www.GoboLinux.org | User #00010110

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