[mythtv-users] XBOX Frontend

Phill Wiggin alamar at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 16:32:50 UTC 2007

On 3/6/07, David Lynam <t00cool2001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just set up my xbox frontend. Its seems to work fine...to a point! I
> get connected to backend database fine and can see all the current listing
> recordings and make recordings. However when I try to watch Tv or a
> recording it tries to open the file, then gives me an error saying computer
> name invalid. What is this inrelation to? Is is the the Recorded Show prefix
> and the Live Tv Prefix??
> David

Can you provide more information?  Are you using GentooX, Xebian, or
another pure Linux distro?  Are you using XBMC w/ the xmbcmyth

It sounds like you might be using xbmcmyth, which requires you (IIRC)
to have samba running on your backend.  Then, you have to specify in
the settings what your backend's IP is, as well as the name of the

It's just a random shot in the dark. If you can be more specific about
your setup, we might be able to give you a better idea.


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