[mythtv-users] Shouldn't have upgraded to Ubuntu 11
pjrobinson at metronet.co.uk
Thu Oct 6 20:52:15 UTC 2011
On 06/10/11 21:26, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Keith Vance <keith at take88.com> wrote:
>> I was running Ubuntu 10.10 with a PCHD-5500 and AMD 64-bit proc.
>> Everything was working great until I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.
>> After a couple of days of tinkering and downloading special mythtv packages that dealt with v4linux issue, I never got it to work right.
> The packages that went out with ubuntu 11.04 (and therefore mythbuntu
> 11.04) were broken in relation to v4l, this (I think) is to do with
> the removal of v4l1 from the kernel when the mythtv packages were
> still being compiled against v4l1. If you update to 0.24-fixes via
> mythbuntu-repos (as everyone on mythbuntu should) then the problem
> goes away.
> However mythbuntu forums is full of other problems surrounding 11.04
> and my recommendation is 10.04 (because it is LTS) or 10.10 (because
> some kernel stuff and other packages may be more up to date). However
> no matter what ubuntu version you use of the three currently
> available, mythbuntu repos will put you in the same place vis a vis
> mythtv versioning.
>> I've gone back to Ubuntu 10.10 and everything works again.
>> The moral of the story is don't upgrade a mythtv box unless you have to.
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I have to agree with you, a major upgrade often results in problems,
that's the reason my 'production' mythbuntu is still on 8.10 and until I
build another complete machine and install a later version (I was
planning on 11.04) it will remain so.
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