[mythtv-users] Diskless LTSP Frontend

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
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:
>>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Diskless_LTSP_Frontend
>>> 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.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list