[mythtv-users] Netbooting / PXE question

Phill Wiggin alamar at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 22:14:19 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 5:10 PM, Phill Wiggin <alamar at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com>wrote:
>> When setting up a netbooting directory, is it common to go ahead and
>> CHROOT and totally build a new kernel and new bin files for all of
>> your software?  I'm using Gentoo, if that matters.
> That's just what I do. Works like a charm. Let the hosting machine do all
> the heavy lifting, then the netbooting frontend doesn't have to.

Forgot to mention, I'm using Gentoo too.

Also, I'm using the same architecture to do the compiles (no cross-compiling
and what-not). I just

* Shut down the frontend (Zotac ION .. amd64)
* Log in to the hosting machine (amd64)
* chroot
* emerge updates
* Exit chroot environment
* Net-Boot frontend.
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