[mythtv-users] Network boot

Paul Bender pebender at san.rr.com
Thu Jan 8 15:44:17 UTC 2009

Mitch Gore wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 7:33 AM, Carl Gilbert
>> <clg-social at rigidsoftware.com> wrote:
>>> How long does a network booting frontend take to boot up?
> On boot up you get about a 30 sec period where your pxe network card
> is getting an address and downloading the kernel.  Once that is loaded
> its exactly the same as local.

That sounds somewhat long. On my systems, it takes about 15 seconds from 
  the time that the BIOS enters network boot mode until the system has 
loaded the kernel and root file system (a squashfs) into RAM. After 
that, it takes about 20 seconds until the Myth frontend GUI is up and 

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