[mythtv-users] Zap2IT->SD upgraded MythTV 0.20 to 0.20.2 on FC6 kernel 2.6.20-1.2925.fc6 SUCCESS

Fred Firestine ffluvssg1 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 17:10:12 UTC 2007

On 8/27/07, CHRIS KOTTING <ckotting at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2007 22:24:04 -0400, Fred Firestine wrote
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > Thanks to all the people who were involved in making this a smooth
> > transition. In my case, the upgrade from FC5 to FC6 was horrible,
> >  with every kernel-related component giving me trouble, and I had downtime
> > for a month.
> <snip>
> That's a drag.  I had only two kernel difficulties in doing a yum upgrade
> from FC5 to FC6, and I stumbled across solutions for them right away.
> ("Turn off" freshrpms.repo by changing the extension in yum.repos.d to avoid
> a version conflict between freshrpms and atrpms, and run "yum -y upgrade
> ivtv" before "yum -y upgrade" to get around a dependency loop that yum
> couldn't resolve.)
> >
> > service mythbackend stop
> > mysqldump -u root -p mythconverg -c > mythtv_backup20.sql
> > yum -y upgrade \*myth\*
> > service mythbackend start
> > mythfilldatabase
> That's what I did Sunday morning, and all seems to be well thus far.
> Thanks devs!
> Chris K.
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Sorry, I did forget to mention going into Setup and changing the
listings source. Thanks for the tip about freshrpms.repo, too! I came
across Axel's mention of using smart rather than yum, so I will check
into that at some point, too.


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