[mythtv-users] What's the best Linux variant to use for a fullwipe and reload?
Mark J. Small
msmall at eastlink.ca
Wed Sep 22 18:15:53 UTC 2010
On September 22, 2010, Ian Bishop wrote:
> > > Unless there's a very persuasive reason to change I couldn't imagine
> > > me going a different way now.
> I prefer Debian for my machines to avoid ever having to wipe/rebuild. I
> have one machine that has been apt-get dist-upgraded 5 times. You also
> get really good access to bug reports and the package maintainers when
> something goes wrong.
I've got you beat there. My Debian installation on my main desktop predates
apt. I believe I started with bo (version 1.3) on February 1 1998. I have
changed all of the hardware several times, but I have never needed to format
or reinstall in all that time. Gotta love Debian for smooth upgrades.
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