[mythtv-users] linux updates suck

Kevin Hulse jedi at mishnet.org
Sun Sep 9 01:22:04 UTC 2007

On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 05:47:59PM -0400, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 02:40:44PM -0700, Steve Peters - Priority Electronics wrote:
> > This is why I am so hesitant to do updates in mythtv. Why can't linux
> > updates go right...ever? This is probably the 20th time or so that I've
> > tried doing updates in linux over the past year, with a few different
> > distros even, and every single time, it seems like something that was
> > working just fine now no longer works and need fixing.
> I have a box which got Debian 1.2 installed on it, many years
> ago. It now has Debian 4.0. Every single update and OS change
> was done with the standard tools, without taking the box down
> except for kernel changes, and with a minimum of fuss and
> bother.

	No, lirc and ivtv just tend to be a big pain in the ass.
Even the niftiness of Debian doesn't necessarily counteract that.
Besides, if it's going to screw up Ubuntu then Debian will probably
have the same exact problem.


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