[mythtv-users] [Q] : Why only numeric IP addresses work?
cpinkham at bc2va.org
Thu Feb 19 17:03:33 EST 2004
> Thanks for all the information, and I am sorry that I did not point it
> out sooner, but the real issue here is the fact that putting numeric IP
> in backend setup all works OK (that it the remote frontend can connect
> to the master backend). But if I put the hostname directly the remote
> frtend cannot connect.
This is by design. The setting is called "Master Server IP Address",
not "Master Server Hostname." The code expects an IP address and does
not try to resolve to an IP address, so you must give an IP and not a
> The network issue is, I think, related to the fact that I have to
> insmod the nvnet module in one of the startup scripts.
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