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

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Mon Nov 26 19:05:09 UTC 2012


On 26/11/2012 18:44, Simon Hobson wrote:
> Ross Boylan wrote:
>
>> I generated the initial installation using debootstrap. An issue for me,
>> as it sounds as if it is for you, is that my server had a different
>> hardware type than the FE.
>
> I'm fairly certain debootstrap can deal with that - I know it can
> install a different distro than the one that's running. Having said
> that, it's a long time since I used it.
>
> Ah yes, just checked the man page and it does support installing a
> foreign arch.

Debian does sound like it has some advantages for doing this sort of
thing, but I have so much invested in opensuse that I want to avoid
swapping.


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