Thu Sep 20 15:16:44 UTC 2007
with the capture card drivers. Have you tweaked the kernels in atrpms
so that this isn't an issue? If so, I'll jump now.
On Nov 10, 2007 6:55 AM, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 06:37:59PM -0500, George Galt wrote:
> > Anyone been able to find a good guide for getting mythtv running on
> > CentOS? I'm OK with updating on Fedora, but I built a system for my
> > dad and upgrading it via SSH from 500 miles away every 6 months is a
> > little much (for both him and me). I'd like to put him on CentOS, but
> > I understand there are a lot of kernel issues -- mostly with the
> > capture card drivers.
> Actually the experience I had was the opposite. Since the kernel is
> frozen feature-wise in the capture card area the kmdls are invariantly
> working well on RHEL5/CentOS5. In contrast every kernel bump on Fedora
> causes capture card issues.
> > I've hunted around with little luck. I could probably just bang
> > away at it, since CentOS 5 is similar to FC6, but I'd prefer to have
> > someone blaze the path first -- and then give me the benefit of
> > their hard-won experience ;-)
> > Thanks,
> > George
> > On Nov 9, 2007 11:44 AM, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 09:34:09PM +1100, Shanon Mulley wrote:
> > > > As FC6 is due to have its support ended soon, I'm trying to upgrade my
> > > > mythtv FC6 machine to Fedora7.
> > >
> > > Since Fedora 8 is not really that different than F7., but has 6 months
> > > longer to live, maybe it's better to go F8 instead?
> > >
> > > Note that the Fedora Project leaders decided to have FC6 and F8
> > > overlap for a month to allow this scenario: Users skipping one interim
> > > distribution, e.g. upgrading every year instead of twice a year.
> > >
> > > Or go right to CentOS5 which will be supported for much longer. Even
> > > less to worry about once the system is running.
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