[mythtv-users] New F/E - use same OS?
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Jan 30 01:52:01 UTC 2008
On Jan 29, 2008, at 4:50 PM, john blue wrote:
> I have been trialling Mythtv on my main system, and am ready to
> setup a new
> box to go into the lounge room with the TV (for use by all).
> This box will be a dedicated MythTV centre combined F/E B/E with the
> existing main system becoming the master backend, this will give me
> a total
> of 4 Digital tuner cards.
> When i ventured into Linux a few years ago I installed SuSE and
> have stayed
> with that distro, and now run OpenSuSE v 10.3, and have mythtv v.
> as supplied from the packman site (I haven't ventured as far as SVN
> If I wanted to trial another distro, say Ubuntu or maybe Mythbuntu
> would it
> be feasible to do that on the new Myth box I am now assembling? Or
> that cause issues between the two boxes, considering that opensuse is
> running on the master B/E ? I certainly couldn't afford to have
> issues which
> might impact other viewers.
Myth doesn't care what distro you're on. As long as the backend/
frontends on all machines are the same myth version, you're good.
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