[mythtv-users] First Stab at a Shopping List
dave at frascone.com
Fri Apr 13 20:24:44 UTC 2007
*bit* == *big* for those of us who can't type today.
David Frascone wrote:
> Dan Brown wrote:
>> Quoting David Frascone <dave at frascone.com>:
>>> Oh -- another stupid question: What is the most popular distro to use?
>>> (Assuming that the most popular distro would be the one that would have
>>> the least amount of issues -- and fastest updates)
>> Jarod Wilson's very thorough HOWTO for Fedora has already been pointed
>> out. Another popular distro is Ubuntu, and there's some good
>> documentation available at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MythTV on
>> the subject. I was able to follow that doco to install Myth on my Mac
>> Mini with very little difficulty.
> Since I'm a Suse fan, who has recently been moving to Ubuntu, I'll go there.
> While I'm on trolling posts:
> I'm going to do a smallish OS install, then make a big partition (I'll
> mess with LVM crap after the POC) with the *best* filesystem on it.
> From the recent flame wars it looks like XFS and JFS are the best, and
> I see no complaints about JFS, so I'm assuming I should make my *bit*
> partition(s) JFS, no?
> And -- assuming I do add another disk, and assuming I use LVM, will JFS
> strech out if I increase the underlying disk?
He who laughs last is S-L-O-W.
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