[mythtv-users] Migrating from Fedora Core to Ubuntu

john sturgeon john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 01:16:52 UTC 2007

On 3/8/07, Tom Greer <trgreer at gmail.com> wrote:
> john sturgeon wrote:

> > I do plan on migrating both, but not simultaneously.
> >
> > I'm thinking here, that I will just use Edgy's MythTV rpm, unless
> > folks would advise against that?
> John,
> I've been down this road before.  Perhaps I didn't explain myself
> clearly, so here is more detail.
> I have an existing setup with tow boxes.  One is a combo
> frontend/backend.  The other is a dedicated frontend.  Both of these
> are running MythTV on Fedora Core 6.
> I was adding a third frontend.  Because of frequent upgrade problems
> on Fedora (like dependency conflicts, having to reconfigure nvidia and
> lirc on every kernel upgrade, etc.).  I decided to experiment with
> Ubuntu.  (I have been happily using Ubuntu for my personal desktop
> system for quite a while.)
> First I used the Edgy RPMs.  When I tried to access my backend, I got
> an error message stating the the frontend was using an older protocol
> than the backend.

That's good to know.  I'll make sure I migrate both frontend and
backend on the same day.


John <><

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