[mythtv-users] Newbie Myth TV questions
trein at one.net
Wed Jun 16 10:02:07 EDT 2004
Scott Nicholson wrote:
>I can answer a couple of these...
>>Sixth and final, I'm trying to decide between Mandrake and Gentoo. I don't
>>want to start a religious war. I just want the distro that's going to give
>>me the easiest setup and preferably be totally compatible with MythTV. Are
>>there any issues with one vs. the other that I should be aware of?
>Most people seem to like Fedora Core 1. I'm using Gentoo myself, with Myth
>built from source (rather than installed as a package -- the gentoo builds
>seem to be lagging quite a bit). It took a bit of doing to get all the
>dependencies satisfied, but it was all pretty straightforward.
I think one reason for Fedora's popularity over other distros is Jarod
Wilson's excellent guide. Go to http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/ and check
it out. This is a step-by-step guide for starting from scratch and
building a Mythtv system. It's easy to follow and it works.
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