[mythtv-users] [Semi-OT] MythDorm

Kevin Hulse jedi at mishnet.org
Mon Sep 18 16:13:48 UTC 2006

On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 11:40:56AM -0400, Ivan Kowalenko wrote:
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> On Sep 18, 2006, at 03.27, Mike Grusin wrote:
> > Ivan writes:
> >> Hi. I'm writing with an interesting problem. In my dorm, I am not  
> >> allowed to run a router, nor am I allowed to run any sort of file  
> >> server.
> >
> > I can understand no servers, but what would be wrong with a  
> > router?  That would have been my suggestion for solving your  
> > problem - a little Linksys box would insulate your dorm room  
> > network from the rest of the world (no exposed servers), but still  
> > let your Mythbox get its listings when needed. In fact, I'm not  
> > sure how they could even detect a NAT router; it should look like  
> > one IP to the outside world.
> See, that's what I thought. Catch is that all devices are registered  
> by their MAC address through a web browser, or by manually calling  
> NSS. They won't register the router. Besides, I tried it. I'm not  
> exactly sure I want to get on their bad side.

	Why not spoof the router's MAC address with a desktop machine
and then change the MAC address on the desktop machine?


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