[mythtv] Separate frontend backend issues...

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon May 12 13:08:31 EDT 2003

On Monday 12 May 2003 11:55 am, wwinright at attbi.com wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have tried setting up a separate Frontend and I'm having some issues.
> I would like to know if anyone has seen this before, and/or is this is the
> Red Hat issue noted in the docs...
> When I run mythfrontend on the remote frontend:
> connecting to backend server:
> (MythTV comes up, I can navigate through the buttons, I select "Watch
> Recordings", all of the recordings on the backend are listed, then it
> crashes) Could not connect to server
> Could not connect to server
> Segmentation fault
> It appears that the initial connection to the backend succeeds, but when I
> try to access the recorded shows, it dies.
> I can schedule shows to record, fix conlicts, etc. but as soon as I try to
> view the recorded shows, or try to watch live TV it seg faults.

Sounds like you don't have a valid external IP set in the backend's setup.  If 
you left it at the default (, you'd get exactly this behavior.


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