[mythtv-users] New Install Recommendations

Paul V. Gratz pgratz at gratz1.com
Wed Jul 13 23:10:52 EDT 2005

On Wednesday 13 July 2005 08:29 pm, Thom Paine wrote:
>> 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?

I have both my backend and my frontends running on gentoo.  I've been very 
happy with it. It probably the easiest dist. I've every used with respect to 
maint.   Its nice to never have to do a fresh reinstall. Its not for the weak 
at heart though, the compile times are long and you need to know how to setup 
your software manually, but to me thats a plus. 

> Basically I'm looking for solid backend and and will likely use Xboxes
> for frontends where I have TV's.
> 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.
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