[mythtv-users] My Upgade Dilema with FC5
jep at obrien-pifer.com
Mon Aug 27 16:31:36 UTC 2007
> James -
> First off, I wouldn't try to go with Fedora 7. My understanding is that
> there are known problems with anaconda on Fedora 7. I would consider either
> FC6 or CentOS for now. I've been using xfs with no worries (when I set up
> initally, jfs was reported to be problematic for some, not so now).
> FWIW, An upgrade to FC6 and a "yum update" to get the latest packages from
> Axel and running mythtv-setup followed by mythfilldatabase was all that was
> required to get my combined Frontend/Backend transitioned from Zap2It to
> SD. I might be tempted to go that route for the moment, and do the CentOS
> upgrade at your leisure.
> Hope that helps...
> Chris K.
I decided to go ahead with a new install, because right now is the best
time to do it (before the TV season starts).
So I started the install for CentOS 5 and find that my only options for
file system are ext2 and ext3. Do I need to install the system as one of
these on a smaller partition, then add support for JFS afterward, then
use the rest of the free space? That seems to be the case, but want to
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