[mythtv-users] Best options/howto for diskless frontends

Per Jessen per at computer.org
Mon Nov 26 19:14:39 UTC 2012

Paul Gardiner wrote:

> On 26/11/2012 12:51, Per Jessen wrote:
>> Paul Gardiner wrote:
>>> On 26/11/2012 09:33, Per Jessen wrote:
>>>> Paul Gardiner wrote:
>>>>> 2) To use opensuse because it's the linux I best know.
>>>> I have servers on openSUSE that boot with root on NFS, it works.  I
>>>> had to generate the initrd separately though.
>>> That's good to know. Any hints on the generation of a suitable
>>> initrd? I'm guessing that's going to be the difficult bit.
>> I think the main thing is adding the "nfs" feature when you run
>> mkinitrd:  "mkinitrd -f nfs".
> Ah right, so there's a program called mkinitrd! :-) That's probably
> the main thing I needed to know.

Hehe, yes, there's a "mkinitrd" - the man page, afair, pretty
comprehensive.  It builds your initrd according to specs on the command
line and in /etc/sysconfig/kernel.  

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