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

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Wed Oct 13 21:44:20 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 13 October 2004 04:39 pm, Scott Mazur wrote:
> But if the name lookup only occurs when you start the frontend (or
> backend), then a blocking  call isn't much of a problem is it?  I mean
> you've already got plenty of blocking activity (prescaling images, etc)
> going on anyway at this point.

The connections to the backend server(s) are on demand, not at startup.

> It would be nice if the frontend setup options included a configuration
> paramater for setting the backend server.  Unless I've missed something,
> the mysql.txt file does nothing to set the backend server location, forcing
> you to use mythtvsetup to change it, which requires a full backend install,
> whether you need it or not.   Or maybe I haven't caught the gist of it.

Indeed, you haven't.


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