[mythtv-users] Upgrade motherboard/CPU without reinstalling FC5?

William Munson wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Thu Sep 7 01:20:15 UTC 2006

kanetse at gmail.com wrote:
> I have got a dedicated backend running MythTV-0.19-fixes.
> Unforunately, the motherboard got fried somehow when I was plugging in
> into a newly purchased UPS for the first time.  I replaced the
> motherboard and CPU; then just turned it on with the same install of
> FC5.  It can run and record shows, but it is somewhat unstable (kernel
> panic twice in 4 days).
> I noticed that the kernel panic is being caused by the ivtv module.
> Is there anyway I can salvage this installation without having to
> reformat my HDD and reinstall FC5?
> The old system was a Soyo P4VTE and a Celeron D340 (2.93 GHz), the new
> system is a Athlon XP-M 2800 ECS 741GX-M.
> My bt8x8-based ATi TV Wonder PCI also no longer records with sound, I
> suspect this is due to the ivtv replacing the msp3400 module that
> comes with the kernel.
> Thanks!

Personally I would start over and save yourself hours of grief and 
troubleshooting. Good opportunity to upgrade to the latest of everything.

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