[mythtv-users] gentoo, latest mythtv - mythfrontend has no text

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 18:16:03 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 2:07 PM, Erik Hovland<erik at hovland.org> wrote:
>>>> Rescaling of images happens every single time I upgrade mythtv.
>>>> John
>>> Yea, that always happens for me as well.  I'm confused as to why a
>>> kernel upgrade would cause the frontend to have an issue until the
>>> image cache was rebuilt...really odd.  I've been through more kernels
>>> than I can count on that frontend without ever running into that.
>> I have never seen a kernel update trigger this. And being a gentoo
>> user, I have had at minimum 50 so kernel upgrades since 2.6.4
>> (possibly lower than that) and gentoo 2004.0 and my 3 different master
>> backends over the last 5 years.
> Consider yourself lucky. I never got around the problem on one frontend.
> I punted and installed another distro. Which happen to work first shot. I
> will refrain from mentioning what it is to avoid another divergence from
> the actual problem.

I think a big part of this is that I am now what I consider an expert
at gentoo linux. I have run 30 or so gentoo boxes for 5+ years so if
and when things break I usually know exactly how to solve the issue.

John M. Drescher

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