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

Preston Crow pc-mythtv04 at crowcastle.net
Tue Sep 14 12:40:49 EDT 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 11:57, Don Cramer wrote:
> The only thing I had to do for my front ends is modify the installed mysql.txt file to point to my backend server. I believe setup is only used for configuring the backend.. unless I am missing something..

I was thinking that the right way of doing it was to have a separate
database (for frontend configuration, which might be totally different),
talking to the backend independently of the database.  Would that work? 
If so, what are the pros and cons of doing it that way?

> On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 11:31:36 -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.

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