[mythtv-users] New Install Recommendations

Scott catfather at donpoo.net
Thu Jul 14 00:14:20 EDT 2005

On Jul 13, 2005, at 9:59 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
> gentoo has always been good to me, and its what all my linux computers
> run, backend, frontend, desktop, server, whatever

I tend to gravitate towards RHEL (work servers) or Fedora (home  
workstations) for most things. Recently on my home firewall I did  
away with FC1 and moved it to CentOS which is a RHEL based distro.  
For my HTPC I started with Gentoo 2004.x and MythTV 0.16 if I  
remember right.

I had this idea that I could 'do it better' and later on tried FC4  
and then two different releases of KnoppMyth. Not satisfied with any  
of these I went back to Gentoo 2005.0 with MythTV 0.18.1.

Gentoo takes some getting used to after working for years with RHEL  
and FC but over all it's a good distro and well suited to a MythTV FE/ 
BE. Great resources exist for Gentoo documentation to include the  
Gentoo web site, the wiki, and the forums. If anything the main  
problem with Gentoo is there is to much documentation and sometimes  
it can be a bit stale. :)

Scott <catfather at donpoo.net>
AIM: BlueCame1

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