[mythtv-users] MythTV front ends can't connect to backend

Jimbo jim at jamesberwick.com
Sat Dec 30 17:08:09 UTC 2006

stan wrote:
> 2006-12-30 11:38:51.935 Connecting to backend server: (try 1
> of 5)
> 2006-12-30 11:38:51.940 Connection timed out.          
> As you can see, the basic problem is that the frontend is expecting the
> backend to be on localhost, which in this case it will not be.
> Where is this configured?

I believe in mythtv-setup on the backend you need to give it the real IP 
of the machine, and not 'localhost' or ''.

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