[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu frontend problem and log file location
jasonfward at gmail.com
Sun May 2 23:41:44 UTC 2010
On 2 May 2010 22:11, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 10:02 PM, Jason Ward <jasonfward at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Anyone with other ideas or help?
> > On 30 April 2010 23:45, Jason Ward <jasonfward at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 30 April 2010 23:25, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Jason Ward <jasonfward at gmail.com>
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> If you are having to create directories that should be there, I am
> >>> wondering if you are getting everything installed. Are you using the
> >>> mythbuntu CD or are you installing ubuntu then putting mythbuntu on
> >>> top of it?
> >>> If the latter, what exactly did you install? It should be
> >>> mythbuntu-desktop, if you install that then everything else should be
> >>> brought in as a dependency.
> >> It's the Mythbuntu 10.04 CD image I downloaded last night from here
> >> http://www.mythbuntu.org/10.04/release
> >> I've been looking at the errors reported in log, it reminds of a Unix
> >> system I was supposed to install many years ago (circa 1989) that would
> >> install and run until it was switched off. On powering back on the
> >> would claim various random system components were not installed. After
> >> digging and talking to Compaq tech support (and about 1 month in time)
> >> turned out that if you had a particular Compaq Machine, with a
> >> BIOS version, with a particular Conner hard drive, with a particular
> >> firmware version and you just happened to install the flavour of Unix
> with a
> >> particular file system that I was installing, then after a cold boot
> >> was an error that in effect randomly deleted files.
> >> The reason that comes to mind, is because I have had the system working,
> >> and then whilst I do nothing notable, it stops working.
> >> Maybe I should try a different distro? Any suggestions on which?
> >> Jason
> Is your machine getting the same IP address and hostname every time it
> boots? A mythbackend really needs a fixed IP. You can do that from the
> machine's setup OR you can tell your DHCP server to give it the same
> address every time. Many settings are based on hostname, and by the
> look of your initial email you are getting different things happening
> each time you boot - an indication you might not be getting the same
> settings each time.
> Yeah, I use DHCP, but have set it so that every MAC gets the same IP over
and over again, so I get the benefits of DHCP and the benefits of fixed IP.
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