[mythtv-users] Best options/howto for diskless frontends
myth at robinhill.me.uk
Mon Nov 26 13:19:12 UTC 2012
On Mon Nov 26, 2012 at 12:22:23 +0000, Paul Gardiner wrote:
> On 26/11/2012 11:46, Tim Phipps wrote:
> > Quoting Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net>:
> >> 4) To perform updates to the front end from the server. I'm
> >> thinking chroot, but that might be impossible because my server
> >> is running x64, where as I'm guessing the ION has to be 32bit.
> > Your frontend will have to be shutdown while you do this otherwise there
> > is a chance of it panicking when you change/delete the contents of
> > programs/libraries. It doesn't damage anything but not nice to watch.
> Oh yes, that's a good point. :-) Not a problem. The frontend is mostly
> off when I'm fiddling. The thing that I'm expecting to be a problem
> is the client running 32bit while the server runs 64bit. Am I right
> that rules out some of the approaches to accessing the exported
> client installation from the server?
You should be able to use "linux32" to make the system think it's
32-bit. I use 'linux32 chroot /chroot' when I have to access 32-bit
images from a 64-bit system and that's always worked fine.
( ' } | Robin Hill <myth at robinhill.me.uk> |
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