[mythtv-users] Upgrade to 0.20.2, another success story

Rage321 rage321 at optonline.net
Wed Aug 29 17:39:41 UTC 2007

A friend and I upgraded without to many problems either.  The only issue is 
that mythstream needs to be recompiled.

----- Original Message -----
From: David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us>
To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 09:05:10 -0700
Subject: [mythtv-users] Upgrade to 0.20.2, another success story

> Add me to the list of people who upgraded with no particular difficulty.
> On my master FE/BE it was a little bit complicated because I'd never  
> upgraded that machine from SuSE 10.1 to 10.2.  I had to do that  
> first.  The distribution upgrade was surprisingly seamless, except  
> that GRUB refused to boot my system after the install.  It would  
> continuously reboot without ever displaying the menu.  After  
> reinstalling GRUB three times with no success, I installed LILO  
> instead and it worked.  This was the first time I'd tried adding  
> third-party repositories (like Packman) during the install process,  
> and it seemed to really help with the problem of third-party packages  
> blocking the upgrade with unsatisfied dependencies.
> With that done, the actual MythTV upgrade was as simple as stopping  
> all the backends, checking off the new packages in YaST, and letting  
> YaST do its thing.  I brought the master backend back up to make sure  
> it was working, then shut it down again and ran mythtv-setup to flip  
> my listings provider over to Schedules Direct.  I ran  
> mythfilldatabase, then fired everything up.  All done.
> The only weird glitch I encountered is on one occasion visiting the  
> MythWeb backend status page caused the master backend to crash.  It  
> hasn't happened again, but I'm a bit nervous about using that page,  
> now.  Is this a known bug or just a freak occurrence?
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