[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu frontend problem and log file location

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Mon May 3 14:04:06 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 5:02 AM, 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> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >
>>> 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 system
>> would claim various random system components were not installed.  After much
>> digging and talking to Compaq tech support (and about 1 month in time) it
>> turned out that if you had a particular Compaq Machine, with a particular
>> 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 there
>> 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

As I said previously I'm running MythBuntu 9.10 with the Daily Builds
of .23-fixes and it works great.


I shouldn't speculate on issues with 10.04 as I'm not running it.


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