[mythtv-users] problems about MythTV installation and plugin develop on Fedora.

Jarod Wilson lists at wilsonet.com
Thu Mar 1 05:45:16 UTC 2007

On Feb 28, 2007, at 23:08, Chua KianTeck wrote:

> Xi Jiarong <XiJiarong at sp.edu.sg> wrote:
> I want to develop myth plugin. I have some following problems:
> 1. Which version of Fedora can support mythtv better and adapt to  
> develop myth plugin? Because I tried according to the instruction  
> "Installing MythTV SVN on Fedora Core 4", but can't install  
> successfully on fedora core 4, even fc4 is pointed to be right by  
> that instruction, even I also could not insall Mythtv on Fedora  
> core 5 successfully via that way. I also tried to download Fedora  
> 6, but the download rate is so slow, and always appear erros when  
> to be ended.
> Based on your e-mail address, I conclude that you are from  
> Singapore Polytechnic.  You should be able to download the FC6 from  
> a local (Singapore) mirror.  I downloaded mine from here:
> ftp://ftp.oss.eznetsols.org/linux/fedora/6/
> If you are downloading from a MS Windows based OS, use a good ftp  
> program, eg "filezilla".  As for me, I downloaded it with wget  
> (from an xterm) and was able to download a full FC6 DVD iso at  
> 198KiB/s (although I'm on a 1.5mbps ADSL plan) taking into account  
> TCP/IP overheads.  At that speed, I was able to complete the  
> download in 5 - 6 hours.

I had it in my head that just about all of Singapore was wired with  
fibre optics, which ought to make for a pretty snappy download from a  
mirror within Singapore.

/me pets his own fibre pipe, which can routinely suck down 20Mbps  
now. :)

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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