[mythtv-users] Xbox Gentoo Vs GentooX Vs Xebian
gregs_lists at millernet.ca
Wed Dec 1 19:35:15 UTC 2004
Is there a specific version I need? I don't think my i286 cd would even
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of nate s
Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 12:24 PM
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Xbox Gentoo Vs GentooX Vs Xebian
I'd go with gentoo myself. AFAIR, GentooX is no longer supported by the
main gentoo distro, and since gentoo itself will now install ok on an xbox,
I think gentooX is no longer needed. Besides, Gentoo rocks.
On Wed, 01 Dec 2004 12:08:47 -0700, Greg Miller <gregs_lists at millernet.ca>
> That is exactly what I tried. For some really weird reason it fails
> every time. I went through the perl script to try and narrow down the
> problem. I noticed that the first thing it did during the config step
> (installing Xebian went fine..) was do an apt-get update. I tried
> running this manually and it came back full of errors like the one I
> described. I know that the network works because I can use lynx to go
> to the same sites that apt-get has problems with.
> I changed the sources.list locations for the debian part to the local
> university and it worked better, but it still failes on the Mythtv
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> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Fred Squires
> Sent: Wednesday, December 01, 2004 11:55 AM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Xbox Gentoo Vs GentooX Vs Xebian
> On Wed, 01 Dec 2004 11:35:11 -0700, Greg Miller
> <gregs_lists at millernet.ca>
> > Hi, I just picked up a couple of used xboxes to used as frontends
> > for Mythtv. I am now trying determine what Linux distribution I
> > should use. I tried Xebian because it looked like the fastest way to
> > setup s dedicated frontend. For some reason apt-get is failing. I
> > see errors like "stdin: not in gzip format" I am running via ssh and
> > the network seems to work for other apps (wget, lynx).
> > Now I'm considering a Gentoo flavor. With the two choices being
> > Gent00 and Gentoox, does one have much of an advantage over the
> > other? Is Gentoo going to be more difficult than GentooX (drives,
> > lirc, mpeg chip support, etc...)
> > Any Tips, comments, and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> > Greg.
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> With Xebian did you follow the instructions from http://bit.blkbk.com/?
> They worked very well for me.
> BTW, (this might have changed) there were problems with the 1.1
> version of Xebian and mythtv. 1.03 should be used instead.
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