[mythtv-users] Mythtv on FC6 -> Fedora7 Upgrade

Shanon Mulley shanonmulleyster at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 22:40:14 UTC 2007

> I converted my server (which runs my MythTV backen) from Fedora Core 6
> i386 to CentOS 5 x86_64 a couple days ago. The conversion was smooth.
> I did a clean install, reformatting swap / /boot and /var but not /home
> or /var/video (where I store my videos). I exported my mythconverg
> database and imported after the install. I saved copies of / /boot and
> /var in case I needed something from them. The ATrpms repository
> provided everything needed for MythTV, Add the EPEL repository and I had
> almost everything else I needed for the other services provided by my
> server. I did need to build phpLDAPadmin and XCA using the source RPMs
> from Fedora Core 6.

Well that sounds reassuring. And what of video capture cards? I had to
jump through a bunch of hoops to get mine working on fedora (which I
carefully documented). Are is CentOS and Fedora similar enough so they
are likely to be the same hoops I have to jump through?

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