[mythtv-users] mythbackend with dynamic ip?

Alexander Fisher alexjfisher at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 16:49:24 UTC 2006

On 03/08/06, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> Although other people have answered by advising you to "disable DHCP"
> and "set a static IP," they didn't see your other message, in which
> you talk about a backend that's on a different LAN than the frontend,
> presumably with an ISP that assigns the backend's LAN a dynamic IP
> address. (You can't expect people to read a single message and somehow
> know everything about the logistics of your particular setup.)

Too true!  The assumption of a single LAN was probably to be expected.
 After all, (in the UK at least), dynamic IPs are typical of dial-up
and ADSL providers.  Whilst download speed is improving, the upload
speed of such connections is still woefully inadequate for streaming
full screen TV video.


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