[mythtv-users] mythbackend with dynamic ip?

Dawson, Guy Guy.Dawson at eu.sony.com
Thu Aug 3 15:38:43 UTC 2006


OK now I'm intrigued.

Why does the backend address change at all?

Guy 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of 
> Christopher M. Jones
> Sent: 03 August 2006 16:34
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] mythbackend with dynamic ip?
> 
> You make this sound simple. But what's the best way to 
> contact the backend with the new ip? The command line options 
> to mythbackend are a bit spare. The only way I know to change 
> the ip would be graphically (not an option) or to write a sed 
> script to change the settings in whatever conf file and then 
> restart the backend. It's the solution I already considered, 
> but I had hoped there would be something more elegant.
> 
> > Seems a bit much to go through, though.  If you're stuck 
> with leaving 
> > the backend as DHCP, most clients allow for a script to run 
> whenever 
> > the IP address changes.  You could then plug in a script to contact 
> > your front end and give it the new IP address.
> > 
> > -Aaron
> 
> _______________________________________________
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
> 

************************************************************************
The information contained in this message or any of its attachments may be confidential and is intended for the exclusive use of the addressee(s).  Any disclosure, reproduction, distribution or other dissemination or use of this communication is strictly prohibited without the express permission of the sender.  The views expressed in this email are those of the individual and not necessarily those of Sony or Sony affiliated companies.  Sony email is for business use only.

This email and any response may be monitored by Sony to be in compliance with Sony’s global policies and standards


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list