[mythtv-users] Network boot
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Jan 8 17:13:33 UTC 2009
Paul Bender wrote:
> Mike Perkins wrote:
>> Paul, "until the Myth frontend GUI is up and running" carefully omits the fact
>> that, on my minimyth system anyway, the front end spends longer building the
>> theme cache, twice, than it does booting up. Is there something magic I've not
>> figured out how to do? Isn't the cache, well, cached anywhere?
> On MiniMyth, you can save the themecache as long as you have configured
> the MiniMyth read-write configuration directory on your server. Just go
> into the MiniMyth tools menu on your MythTV frontend GUI
> (Utilities/Setup->MiniMyth Tools) and select "Save Themecache". This
> will cause MiniMyth to create a squashfs image of your themecache and
> save it to your MiniMyth read-write configuration directory. During
> boot, MiniMyth looks for the themecache squashfs image and uses it.
I've done all that, and nothing useful seems to happen. I've assumed it might be
some kind of permissions problem, but I can't find any obvious flaws.
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