[mythtv-users] Changing from ubuntu to centos
thomas at mashos.com
Fri Jul 29 14:00:34 UTC 2011
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Chris Rouch <chris.rouch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29 July 2011 10:20, Phil Wild <phil at holobyte.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I currently run a split frontend/backend mythtv system using JYA's
> > repo on ubuntu lucid. I use a HD Homerun for tuners.
> > I have a second server running centos that is low powered and provides
> > asterisk and zoneminder functionality.
> > my mythtv backend is also my file server/backup server/squeezecenter
> > server, my firewall and and internet gateway and provides things like
> > web services (reverse proxy for myth, squeeze etc and pptp VPN access
> > in from the internet.
> > I am about to add more cameras to zoneminder and the centos server
> > won't cut it. I want to consolidate down to just one server in order
> > to uncomplicate things and reduce my energy consumption. asterisk and
> > zoneminder run so much better on centos than on ubuntu (installation
> > issues - IMHO). Looking at buying a new i5 2500 processor and
> > compatible mobo etc.
> > Question is, what is the best way of moving from one to the other?
> > Frontend will stay on ubuntu.
> > Am thinking build everything new from scratch on centos, then transfer
> > mysql database across and make sure all mount points are the same.
> > Any issues with centos be and ubuntu fe?
> That's what I have - centos 5.x be and mythbuntu 10.10 fe. The backend
> has atrpms mythtv 0.24 rpms and the fe has the JYA repo enabled for
> 0.24. I couldn't get mythbuntu 11.04 to work reliably, but 10.10 works
> really well.
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