[mythtv-users] Diskless LTSP Frontend
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Sat Mar 1 07:59:11 UTC 2014
On 28/02/2014 17:25, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On Feb 28, 2014, at 9:51, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
>> On 28/12/2013 01:58, Craig Cook wrote:
>>> I have just posted this page:
>>> This is the result of 4 days effort.
>>> Feedback welcome (good or bad;)
>>> I am happy to provide more detail on the wiki page, I am not sure what
>>> is needed though.
>> I've just posted an alternative approach here: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Diskless_Frontend_%28automated_creation%29, using the Kiwi
>> image creation system. It's swings and roundabouts really: one advantage
>> of Kiwi is the creation of the image is completely automated, based
>> on a recipe, so there is no need to perform manual installation
>> steps and configuration within a chroot.
>> The kiwi command does it all for you. Also the result has no
>> throwbacks to LTSP's thinclient roots, which isn't really natural
>> for mythfrontend (the X server clearly needing to run on the client
>> rather than the server).
> The X server always runs on the client. It's the client applications that also must run on the client. On a traditional thin client, the applications run on the server.
Oh yes. Thanks for putting me straight. Still, it's the automated
creation of the image that is the main advantage.
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