[mythtv-users] linux updates suck

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Sep 10 17:05:58 UTC 2007

On Sep 8, 2007, at 6:18 PM, Kevin Hulse wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 02:40:44PM -0700, Steve Peters - Priority  
> Electronics wrote:
>> Just updated my feisty fawn mythtv install using the pre packaged  
>> updates,
>> now lirc doesn't work. Neither does nuvexport even after  
>> reinstalling it
>> (i'll do another thread for that one)
> [deletia]
> 	Now why would the updated mythtv modules trigger a kernel update?
> 	A kernel update is the only thing that should be fouling up a "3rd  
> party"
> kernel drivers like LIRC.

Well, I can't speak for the OP, but my problem with LIRC is always  
fixing the configuration.  Distro upgrades seem to break it  
routinely, even if all the kernel drivers are there.  (And often they  
aren't -- few distros ship *all* the LIRC drivers.)

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