[mythtv-users] Backend consolidation, continued...
nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 23:51:24 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 8:46 AM, Clay <ctmythtv at pacbell.net> wrote:
> Mike McMullin wrote:
>> On Tue, 2010-07-13 at 12:23 -0700, Clay wrote:
>>> f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>>> > > Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 21:49:57 -0700
>>> > > From: Clay <ctmythtv at pacbell.net>
>>> > > > Fscking ubuntu doesn't lshw anymore so from memory, the
>>> > > hardware is:
>>> > > Can you explain this comment?
>>> > > I've never seen one for which lshw didn't work, including 10.04,
>>> > > which
>>> > is the latest release. What exactly did you try, and what exactly did
>>> > you see when you did?
>>> $ lshw
>>> $ sudo lshw
>>> $ apropos lshw
>>> $ apropos ls
>>> command not found, or some such.
>>> I'm sure it's just another byproduct of doing a net install after the CD
>>> install failed.
>> Just a suggestion but have you tried to installing it?
> I'm sure that would resolve it. I've found a couple commands missing and
> installed them. Probably others missing I haven't tried yet.
> I don't think chasing all the things missing from the install is the correct
> (easy) way to debug backend troubles.
> The long version:
> I originally installed from the alternate CD. Everything was fine but I saw
> the drive I chose to do the install on had 3 years uptime on it.
> I put a fresh drive in and the install failed. (I've since concluded the CD
> was good once, since it installed, but it failed on other machines after
> Anyway, I installed the kernel from the CD then installed everything else
> from the repos.
> Evidently, lots of stuff got left uninstalled...
try running dpkg --get-selections >package-list on a live cd. The file
package-list should contain a list of installed packages.
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