[mythtv-users] HDHR not available causes backend to crash

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Mon Jan 29 16:56:48 UTC 2007

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 11:16:09 -0500, "Calvin Harrigan"
<charriglists at bellsouth.net> said:
> I'm having a problem where mythtv backend crashes when it attempts to 
> start and the HDHR doesn't have an IP address yet.  The HDHR gets it's 
> ip address from the same machine, problem is that the machine doesn't 
> run 24/7 it only comes one when it needs to record something or when I 
> turn it on.  
> Any suggestions?
> Yes I have considered just pausing the startup sequence after the DHCP 
> server starts for 90 seconds.  :-)

Can you leave the HDHR powered on and have it get it's IP from another
host instead? Maybe you have the wap/firewall/switch combo that is so
common these days that could be used. Alternatively, get a cheap UPS :)


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