[mythtv] [PATCH]: show IP address in system status screen
J. Donavan Stanley
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Tue Mar 9 19:56:50 EST 2004
Matt Zimmerman wrote:
>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?
Could your parents, grandparents etc set up a DNS server? Should they
really need to?
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