[mythtv-users] [Q] : Why only numeric IP addresses work?

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Thu Feb 19 14:44:08 EST 2004

On Thursday 19 February 2004 14:27, manu wrote:
> Thanks for all the information, and I am sorry that I did not point
> it out sooner, but the real issue here is the fact that putting
> numeric IP in backend setup all works OK (that it the remote frontend
> can connect to the master backend). But if I put the hostname
> directly the remote frtend cannot connect.

Still trying to help you here... any diagnostic output from mythfrontend 
in the terminal? (on the remote box, that is)

> The network issue is, I think, related to the fact that I have to
> insmod the nvnet module in one of the startup scripts.

Try putting the following line in your /etc/modules.conf

	alias eth0 nvnet


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