[mythtv-users] Why only numeric IP addresses work?
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Tue Oct 12 19:53:21 UTC 2004
On Tuesday 12 October 2004 14:12, Scott Mazur wrote:
> I'm going to re-drege this thread.
> My local network is setup on DCHP. Other than the DCHP server box,
> all the other boxes (including the myth master) are assigned
> When it comes time to setup another frontend box on the network, I'd
> like to just point it to the name of the myth master, but instead I
> have to set it to what really amounts to a temporary IP address.
> Now, realistically, the IPs assigned will probably never change on my
> local network, but hard coding a dynamic IP address kind of defeats
> the purpose.
Other folks have already chimed in about how to give your boxen static
IP addresses, so I'll refrain from adding to the mix there, but...
> Is there any plans for Myth to resolve host names?
That would be the job of a nameserver. If you don't have one on your
network you could set up your /etc/hosts file with the correct
hostname/IP address mappings (this also would require static IP
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