[mythtv-users] [Bulk] Re: UPnP debugging/setup help
Mark J. Scheller
mark.j.scheller at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 16:17:33 UTC 2008
Actually, I don't have a PS3 yet. It's part of the grand scheme to upgrade
to HD, but nothing has been purchased yet.
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Norm Dugas <normdugas at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> Mark J. Scheller wrote:
> > Hi Norm,
> > I do have the real IP address in mythtv-setup. I think I ran into an
> > issue with that way back when I added a new remote front-end. Just to
> > note, I'm not getting any error using djmount, I am just not seeing my
> > myth backend system or anything it might want to share.
> > Thanks!!!
> > [MjS]
> > On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Norm Dugas <normdugas at yahoo.ca
> > <mailto:normdugas at yahoo.ca>> wrote:
> > Mark J. Scheller wrote:
> > > I am looking at an upgrade to HD and for a new front-end, a PS3.
> > > Looks like UPnP is the current preferred method so I started to dig
> > > around to see what I could do with it. I'm running the current
> > > version from atrpms under CentOS 5 (e.g.
> > > mythtv-backend-0.21-187.el5.i386.rpm). I decided to try this out
> > > first with a Fedora 9 laptop and djmount and even after stopping
> > > iptables, I can't see anything from my mythbackend server.
> > >
> > > The documentation for UPnP in Myth is so scant I assume there's
> > almost
> > > nothing that needs to be done to use it. So what am I missing
> > here???
> > >
> > > --
> > > [MjS]
> > >
> > >
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> > In mythtv-setup, do you have the actual IP address of the backend
> > or is
> > it set to localhost/127.0.0.1 <http://127.0.0.1>? I recall now
> > that I had to change this
> > to the actual IP. Once that was done and mythbackend restarted, I
> > able to see it in my PS3. I also had to install Mythvideo and
> > Mythmusic
> > so that I could adjust the directories to be able to see them on my
> > PS3. As for HD, I capture from firewire on a Motorola DCT6412 but
> > when
> > I play back on the PS3, I get no sound so I suspect I'm going to
> > have to
> > set up a transcode job or something. I haven't really done much
> > troubleshooting on that part yet since I have my frontend right
> > next to
> > my PS3.
> > Hope this helps,
> > Norm
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> Is your PS3 on the same subnet? On your PS3, have you tried Video ->
> Search for Media Servers (or something like that)? Do you have the
> latest version of software on your PS3? When I got mine, it did not do
> uPNP well plus I was still running Myth .20. On earlier version, the
> PS3 would get a lot of network errors causing the video playback to
> stop. I haven't seen that happen in a while and I'm now on the latest
> which is 2.35.
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