[mythtv-users] HD Television, Multiple NICs
cwatson at linkline.com
Fri Jul 22 01:29:56 EDT 2005
Mike Green wrote:
> I have a couple of problems that I hope someone else has already solved...
> First, does anyone have any idea how to get X/Myth to use all of the screen
> real estate on a high defintion televsion? I recently purchased a sony
> wega KD-30XS955, I would really like to be able to get the full 16:9 aspect
> ratio out of it. I cannot find any resolution specs in the manual or via
> the web. Anyone figured this out?
Search avsforum.com for your model and the word modeline.
> Second problem... My backend is connected to the network via a wireless
> connection. The connection is too poor to use a frontend over the air. My
> solution is to plug directly into the backend via a crossover cable between
> the ethernet ports on the laptop and the backend. The only problem is that
> by doing this, my backend will now need to work on two separate IP
> addresses. The wireless card that the backend setup points to is
> 172.20.20.1, the 2nd network card is 192.168.1.1. When running the
> frontend on a laptop (192.168.1.3) and pointing to the 2nd interface on the
> backend (192.168.1.1), no program listings show up. I assume this is
> because all programs are recorded under the hostname/ip address of the 1st
> interface (172.20.20.1). Is there any way to get this to work? Having
> dual nics on the backend?
On the laptop
ifconfig eth0:1 172.20.20.2 up
> Thanks in advance for any tips....
Hope this gets you starts.
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