[mythtv-users] ventured to FC4 yet?

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Tue May 17 06:16:45 UTC 2005

On May 16, 2005, at 10:04 AM, Jamie Kinney wrote:

>>>    I'm planning an install on a newbox pretty soon and was just
>>> thinking about sticking FC2-test2 on my machine for now.  Has anyone
>>> done a setup using atrpms, similar to jarod's guide?  Thought I'd
>>> probe the list before I venture too far with FC4 and find out mythtv
>>> is too much pain to install on it.
>> I'm already running FC4t3 on a test box, and will be moving one of my
>> production frontends to it shortly. Axel has built just about 
>> everything
>> needed, so you should more or less be able to follow my doc and have 
>> it just
>> work. Only snag is kernels, Axel can't build new modules at the same 
>> rate RH
>> cranks out kernels right now, but should have modules for the kernel 
>> that
>> comes on the FC4t3 discs.
> Does FC4 contain any software which is better suited for a mythtv
> system than FC3?  I assume that the kernel is more efficient and
> stable and that FC4 will include more drivers than FC3.  Anything else
> that we should be aware of?

Pretty much more of the same, actually. Incremental improvements over 
FC3, newer versions of gnome and kde, pretty much the same external 
drivers (nvidia, ivtv) required.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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