[mythtv-users] Gentoo 64bit and MythTV completely compatible?

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Jan 29 20:24:59 UTC 2007

Brad Fuller wrote:
> Mark Lehrer wrote:
>>> Is anyone successfully running gentoo 64bit from the gentoo
>>> repositories? That's including nvidia's driver. I tried 64bit a
>>> while ago on FC2 (I think it was) and it just didn't work very
>>> well. I'd like to try again but this time using gentoo.
>> Gentoo is not really compatible with anything.  Choose a better distro,
>> like Ubuntu or Fedora.
> That's a quite a statement without any material to substantiate your case.

I think what he's getting at is that no one supplies binary drivers for
Gentoo, for obvious reasons.  If you want good video performance with
Gentoo you're probably going to have to pick a card that has a driver
with source code available, and that's not anything made by Nvidia.

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