[vdr] VDR netboot image

Dave inssomniak at mountaincable.net
Mon Feb 20 22:37:23 CET 2006

Peer Oliver Schmidt wrote:

> Dave,
>> The client is just a p3 800 mhz, equipped only with a matrox g450 
>> with tv out cable and a via rhine network card fitted with a boot 
>> prom.  The software resides entirely on the server, which runs the 
>> dhcp and tftp servers required for netbooting.
> would you mind providing some more information about your netboot 
> image? Maybe even make the image/ tools available for other people to 
> use?
> I currently have a single VDR installation, but want to create a 
> recording only server in my attic, plus use the other machine as my 
> live view system plus VOMP server. Saving a harddisk would be nice... ;-)

www.etherboot.org, this web site will make you the rom image, then you 
need the chip, mine was a 27c16 I think, then a programmer to burn the 
prom chip.   The web site supports most any network card that has a spot 
for a 28 pin chip, etc.


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