[mythtv-users] New Install Recommendations

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Wed Jul 13 21:59:05 EDT 2005

On Wed, 13 Jul 2005 21:29:14 -0400
Thom Paine wrote:

> I know everyone has their preference, and I've used RedHat for a long
> time, but for ease of installation and maintenance, what are some of
> the other installs that people are using?
> I tried MythDora, and I always seem to have some sort of a snag. Just
> when I thought it was working good, I find that it doesn't tune to the
> proper channel for recording.
> I'm downloading KnoppMyth as I type this, and will give it a try.
> I recently tried installing Gentoo on my spare laptop, and had had
> really good success. Many people running Gentoo using Myth?
> Basically I'm looking for solid backend and and will likely use Xboxes
> for frontends where I have TV's.

gentoo has always been good to me, and its what all my linux computers
run, backend, frontend, desktop, server, whatever

> I've been using FC4 on my good laptop, and I'd think that I wouldn't
> want to run this on the backend just yet. I like FC3, but these few
> changes is making it hard to get a working install.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> -=/>Thom
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