[mythtv-users] HD Television, Multiple NICs

chris at cpr.homelinux.net chris at cpr.homelinux.net
Fri Jul 22 12:19:51 EDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 12:02:55AM -0500, Mike Green wrote:
>   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 
>, the 2nd network card is  When running the 
> frontend on a laptop ( and pointing to the 2nd interface on the 
> backend (, no program listings show up.

Assuming your laptop only has one network interface, configure the
backend address as and enter as the laptop's

If your laptop is also dual-networked then instead of making
the gateway you could enter a static route so that traffic
is passed via and all other traffic uses the preferred

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