[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu frontend problem and log file location
jasonfward at gmail.com
Sat May 1 10:02:54 UTC 2010
Anyone with other ideas or help?
On 30 April 2010 23:45, Jason Ward <jasonfward at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30 April 2010 23:25, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Jason Ward <jasonfward at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If you are having to create directories that should be there, I am
>> wondering if you are getting everything installed. Are you using the
>> mythbuntu CD or are you installing ubuntu then putting mythbuntu on
>> top of it?
>> If the latter, what exactly did you install? It should be
>> mythbuntu-desktop, if you install that then everything else should be
>> brought in as a dependency.
> It's the Mythbuntu 10.04 CD image I downloaded last night from here
> I've been looking at the errors reported in log, it reminds of a Unix
> system I was supposed to install many years ago (circa 1989) that would
> install and run until it was switched off. On powering back on the system
> would claim various random system components were not installed. After much
> digging and talking to Compaq tech support (and about 1 month in time) it
> turned out that if you had a particular Compaq Machine, with a particular
> BIOS version, with a particular Conner hard drive, with a particular
> firmware version and you just happened to install the flavour of Unix with a
> particular file system that I was installing, then after a cold boot there
> was an error that in effect randomly deleted files.
> The reason that comes to mind, is because I have had the system working,
> and then whilst I do nothing notable, it stops working.
> Maybe I should try a different distro? Any suggestions on which?
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