[ATrpms-users] Need MythTV 0.18/FC3/ATRPMs Upgrade Advice
lunchtimelarry at gmail.com
Sat Jan 20 01:50:14 CET 2007
Thanks for the reply. I have been out of the loop lately so I missed the
notices of FC3 being discontinued.
Let me start by saying that I am not a Linux expert, but I can find my
way...eventually. I used Jarod's guide and a fair amount of experience with
other kinds of software to get where I am now.
Backup? Don't I wish I could back up my system :) I am flying without a
As for depsolver, I've been using apt. Should I continue this or switch to
At the risk of sounding like a dope, I probably need a little more guidance
on the upgrade to FC6. When you say upgrade using the FC6 DVD, is this
truly an upgrade, or an overlay of my existing O/S? Is there a wiki or
other site that provides good guidance in your opinion? I also assume the
depsolver would be used to install/upgrade all the necessary packages after FC6
is there? This tracks with what I did to install FC3 and bring in all the
packages per Jarod's guide. I seem to recall it was an apt-get dist-upgrade
to do this.
On 1/19/07, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 19, 2007 at 06:48:35PM -0500, Larry K wrote:
> > I have a FC3 box running Myth 0.18, and I would like to upgrade to 0.20.
> > Can I get to Myth 0.20 using ATRPMs with a FC3 system? I see that the
> > to FC3 and FC4 have been removed from http://atrpms.net website, so I am
> > optimistic. Am I stranded until I upgrade my distro to FC5 or higher?
> FC3 has been EOL'd last spring, FC4 in autumn. ATrpms stopped support
> for both on New Year. This was announced a couple of times on various
> > Can an upgrade to/reinstall of FC5+ be done in-place, without wiping out
> > existing Myth configuration (i.e., among other things, myth uses a
> > volume that spans a 200GB partition on the boot disk, plus a second
> > disk).
> In theory all you have to do is change your depsolver config to point
> to FC6 and upgrade. The practice looks much more complicated because
> there are three releases in between.
> > Appreciate any guidance you can offer...
> a) backup your system
> b) Upgrade using the FC6 DVD
> c) Fix all FC3 references in depsolver config to point to FC6 content
> d) Use your favourite depsolver to update the rest
> Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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