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Thu Sep 20 15:16:44 UTC 2007


with the capture card drivers.  Have you tweaked the kernels in atrpms
so that this isn't an issue?  If so, I'll jump now.

Thanks,

George

On Nov 10, 2007 6:55 AM, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 06:37:59PM -0500, George Galt wrote:
> > Anyone been able to find a good guide for getting mythtv running on
> > CentOS?  I'm OK with updating on Fedora, but I built a system for my
> > dad and upgrading it via SSH from 500 miles away every 6 months is a
> > little much (for both him and me).  I'd like to put him on CentOS, but
> > I understand there are a lot of kernel issues -- mostly with the
> > capture card drivers.
>
> Actually the experience I had was the opposite. Since the kernel is
> frozen feature-wise in the capture card area the kmdls are invariantly
> working well on RHEL5/CentOS5. In contrast every kernel bump on Fedora
> causes capture card issues.
>
>
> > I've hunted around with little luck.  I could probably just bang
> > away at it, since CentOS 5 is similar to FC6, but I'd prefer to have
> > someone blaze the path first -- and then give me the benefit of
> > their hard-won experience ;-)
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > George
> >
> > On Nov 9, 2007 11:44 AM, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> > > On Thu, Nov 08, 2007 at 09:34:09PM +1100, Shanon Mulley wrote:
> > > > As FC6 is due to have its support ended soon, I'm trying to upgrade my
> > > > mythtv FC6 machine to Fedora7.
> > >
> > > Since Fedora 8 is not really that different than F7., but has 6 months
> > > longer to live, maybe it's better to go F8 instead?
> > >
> > > Note that the Fedora Project leaders decided to have FC6 and F8
> > > overlap for a month to allow this scenario: Users skipping one interim
> > > distribution, e.g. upgrading every year instead of twice a year.
> > >
> > > Or go right to CentOS5 which will be supported for much longer. Even
> > > less to worry about once the system is running.
> --
> Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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