[mythtv-users] Moving from Fedora to Ubuntu

Daniel Agar daniel at agar.ca
Thu Mar 8 05:19:35 UTC 2007

> On 08/03/07, Thom Paine <painethom at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I cannot comment on most of the tasks you describe however as someone
>> > who has recently tried many different distros I can say that setting
>> up
>> > mythtv on Ubuntu is a pain in the rear.  You will need to manually
>> > compile things like ivtv and lirc which in the case of a pvr250 card
>> > turned into a major pain.  Other than that, its one of the best
>> desktop
>> > distros I have had the pleasure to use.
>> Maybe what I should be trying to do is find a lighter install of FC 6
>> for my master backend and keep it more up to date.
> If it's for a dedicated box, only install the packages you really
> need. I'm still running FC4 on two boxes - they're stable, and I'm
> waiting for some time before I upgrade to Fedora 7 (I'm waiting until
> ivtv hits the mainline kernel (2.6.22) before reinstalling, as this
> will mark a huge (for PVR users) event.

Whats huge about kernel 2.6.22 for pvr users?

>> What about CentOS? Are there rpm's for that?
> atrpms.net has MythTV available for RHEL4 and 5 - which is what CentOS
> is recompiled from.
> Nick
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