[mythtv-users] Mythwelcome says it cannot connect to backend... but it still works

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 12:13:41 UTC 2007

>  I have managed to fix this now.
>  I'd already tried delaying the start of mythwelcome (mythfrontend didn't
> need any delay, strangely). Ultimately, I found I had to delay the
> auto-login through GDM. I setup a 10 second timedlogin for GDM, solving the
> problem.
>  A little odd, but none-too-hard to remedy.

Is it a backend server that serves other front ends and has a hostname
or IP address that depends on the network interface being up? If so it
could be that the network interface isn't up by the time mythwelcome
starts - that would cause this error.

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