[mythtv-users] Myth on a Laptop

Thom Paine painethom at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 01:05:18 UTC 2007


I know that. As I said I want to only use it on this machine.

On 10/1/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> Thom Paine wrote:
> > I'm using Fedora7.
> >
> > I want it to use 127.0.0.1 because sometimes I may plug into the
> > network and grab an IP from a dhcp server and sometimes I won't. I
> > thought using the loopback would be the way to go. I don't want to
> > access the computer from anywhere else on the lan.
>
> Nope. 127.0.0.1 always refers to the machine you are running on.
>
> To talk to another machine, on the same lan or on another continent you
> must use the IP of that machine's network interface (or some router or
> gateway that knows how to get to that machine).
>
> Trying to talk to 127.0.0.1 will not get you outside the bowels of that
> machine.
>
> beww
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