[mythtv] [PATCH]: show IP address in system status screen

Matt Zimmerman mdz at debian.org
Tue Mar 9 14:17:20 EST 2004

On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 03:53:20PM +0100, eric moors wrote:

> A small patch to mythfrontend to show the IP address of the machine in the 
> system status screen.
> I use my mythtv-box in a home network, and would like to connect to it from 
> my other PC, as I don't
> have a keyboard or mouse connected to my mythtv box. My home network 
> consists of a DHCP server, but no DNS server, so I needed the IP address of 
> the mythtv box. I couldn't find it easily, so I patched mythfrontend to 
> display it on the TV screen.

Wouldn't it be better to set up a DNS server rather than to put workarounds
like this into the various applications that you may use?

 - mdz

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