[mythtv-users] Problems connecting to backend server from new frontend

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 09:36:32 UTC 2007

On 05/08/07, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've just set up Mythdora 3.2 on a leftover PC, configuring it as a frontend
> only. I've set it up to connect to my backend server. It can connect to the
> server and sees the shows that have been recorded, but when I try to launch
> a recording the screen briefly flickers before returning me back to the
> Mythtv UI.

Are you sure that this isn't a video playback issue rather than a
connection issue? Run mythfrontend on the new frontend machine in a
terminal (or output to a log) and check for warnings in the output
when you try to play back a recording.


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