[mythtv-users] Network boot
myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Jan 8 18:59:21 UTC 2009
On Jan 8, 2009, at 10:56 AM, David Watkins wrote:
> 2009/1/8 Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>:
>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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.
> I seem to recall that the themecache only works for certain
> resolutions. If you're not using one of these then you see the double
> build of the cache on each start up. I believe that 800x600 is one of
> the working resolutions, not sure of any others.
There are no xml files in the themecache. Just images.
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