[mythtv-users] Pundit-R - ATI or SiS

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 21:56:50 UTC 2005

On 6/1/05, Robert Kulagowski <bob at smalltime.com> wrote:
> >>I believe if you check the FAQ that Asus has on their website you'll see:
> >>
> >>Q:
> >>Does Pundit-R have PXE boot ROM?
> >>
> >>A:
> >>The onboard LAN of Pundit-R does not support PXE boot ROM since ATi
> >>chipset on Pundit-R cannot support PXE.
> >>
> >>Don't know if that matters to you.
> >
> > You can get one of the 3com 905tx cards that has an onboard pxe boot
> > room.  I did that with a motherboard that didn't support pxe.
> Sure, but that uses one of the two slots available in a Pundit.  Which
> may not be an issue.

Probably not an issue. I'm using these as frontend only and wasn't
intending to use any of the slots. I'd love to eliminate the hard
drive completely and have them boot from the backend server but the
first boxes will use a drive so I can work out the kernel bugs, etc.

Thanks for your ideas!


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