[mythtv-users] moving mythbox onto different network? computer says nooooo...
watkinshome at gmail.com
Tue Apr 4 11:15:10 UTC 2006
On 04/04/06, Christopher Friend <christopher_friend at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >>Did you stop your mythbackend and then run mythtv-setup and set up the IP
> >>address/hostname? Do you have matching entries in /etc/hosts? That's what
> >>it took for me. I don't use SUSE because it seems any simple configuration
> >>requires a gui rather than a simple text file, so I can't help you with
> >>that. Also, make sure your firewall isn't blocking the necessary ports. If
> >>you're having problems with IM and the like, you have either a NAT setup
> >>issue and/or a firewall running that's blocking access.
> thanks for the reply. yeah, i did mess about the ip/hostname in mythsetup.
> ip is localhost and the one that goes on about access from othermachines is
> 192.168.0.3, the same as i have for the lan card i was using when it worked,
> and that now connects to a win xp machine. it did work for a bit, i think
> it's stopped again though.
> to make things more complicated, i did try connecting the adsl modem
> directly to the machine. fixes all the IM and other connection problems but
> not myth. and it does something weird to the dns server ips i put in, but i
> ignore that.
> all the firewalls on suse/windows are turned off whenever i try anything,
> just so they don't complicate matters.
> i'll have a look in /etc/hosts and see what it says.
Changing IP address shouldn't be too drastic. First you need to make
sure that mysql will allow connections from the new address:
'Modifying access to the MySQL database for multiple systems' in the
Then edit /usr/share/mythtv/mysql.txt and set the backend's address.
Now you can run mytvsetup and set the IP address in two places on the
Changing hostname is a bit more intricate, and there's a process for
it described in the documentation.
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