[mythtv-users] Issues with DirecTV HTTP server script response
steve at the-harringtons.org
Sun Jan 16 02:25:21 UTC 2011
On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, Steve Harrington
<steve at the-harringtons.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, Kevin Wambsganz <wambs at verizon.net> wrote:
>>>>>Jan 12, 2011 10:42:05 AM, mythtv-users at mythtv.org wrote:>
>>>On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 9:54 AM, William Powers wrote:
>>>> On Jan 12, 2011, at 7:31 AM, David McMillan wrote:
>>>>> Depending on the router, you may have an option in your router setup
>>>>> to reserve the an IP address for a particular Hardware address.
>>>> If you don't have an option to reserve a permanent IP address by MAC address, see if your router will allow you to install a third party firmware that will, e.g. dd-wrt, openwrt, >tomato, et al.
>>>>>> if not, consider getting a new router that does or will.
>>>> If you can't or won't, then consider turning off the DHCP server in your router and making your Myth box (or any continuously on Linux machine) the DHCP server for your >network. DHCP is very easy to set up if you already know how to edit a text file.
>>>> mythtv-users mailing list>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>>>I have an updated script (which I'll post to the wiki later today when
>>>I get home) that iterates through the change command until I get a
>>>response or 20 times, whichever comes first. I was having that error
>>>as well. Also, I noticed that the STB returns "OK." instead of "OK"
>>>so I've updated the script for that as well.
>>>mythtv-users mailing list
>>>mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> I assigned the IP address to the H23 STB via my router's DHCP. This seems to work OK, both for my PC network and the STBs.
>> However, I will manually assign the IP address to the STB just in case something weird is happening with the DHCP.
>> I was also thinking of retries with the script as well. I think that would be a great idea. The STBs web server interface may not be too reliable.
>> Thanks for updating the script!! Looking forward to trying it out!!
>> I also noticed that the STB replies with "OK."
> ISP issues (arg!). This will have to wait until tomorrow
> unfortunately. Seriously thinking of switching from DSL to cable and
> ditching the land line but that's a discussion for another day...
ISP has restored connection. Will post script tomorrow.
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