[mythtv-users] "Select Default Myth Backend Server"

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Tue Sep 25 17:51:08 UTC 2007

William Munson wrote:
> JS Boyd wrote:
>> The latest svn compile displays a dialog box asking to "Select Default 
>> Myth Backend Server" every time mythfrontend is started on my combined 
>> frontend/backend system.
>> Hitting Enter continues normally, but what is the setting to make this 
>> dialog box not appear.
>> Thanks in advance.
> This was recently covered in the list but with the recent volume of 
> messages its not hard to miss. You will need to run mythtv-setup and 
> create a pin number for your system. I think its right on the first 
> page. Then after restarting the backend use the same pin number to 
> connect the frontend. Once set you will not need to enter it again. 
> Also, a setting of 0000 (all zeros) on backend will disable the feature.

I stopped FE/BE
I set a PIN of '0000' on the first page of mythtv-setup.
I started BE.
I started FE and got the dialog box...This is a combined FE/BE box.

Suggestions to get rid of this?


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