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

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 18:13:38 UTC 2007

Ahh, found it! I opened Myth in a terminal and it was trying to open videos
at - That address was hardcoded on my backend server instead of
its external IP. Changed the IP and restarted the backend, and everything
looks good. Not sure why it worked on XBMC, but all is good now. Thanks!

On 8/5/07, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Nick
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