[mythtv-users] set backend IP address without mythsetup?

Wendy Seltzer wendy at seltzer.com
Tue Sep 14 12:11:36 EDT 2004

On a frontend I recently set up, changing DBHostName  in 
/usr/local/share/mythtv/mysql.txt from "localhost" to the remote IP address 
was all the setup required.

See also the end of <http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-5.html#ss5.5>


At 11:31 AM 09/14/2004 -0400, Preston Crow wrote:
>I'm running Gentoo, and I want to install a second frontend.  If I
>emerge mythfrontend-0.16, it doesn't install mythsetup, which is where I
>would normally configure the IP address of the backend.  Is there some
>magic mysql command to set this?
>I've filed bug 64004 for this issue at bugs.gentoo.org under the
>assumption is that this is a distribution issue.

Wendy Seltzer -- wendy at seltzer.com
Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Fellow, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School
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