[mythtv-users] Frontend connection problem
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 23:58:49 UTC 2008
On 21/06/2008, The GUIGuy <linux at finalfiler.com> wrote:
> I am trying to get a separate front end going. There is no backend
> installed on the PC for this particular frontend.
> I am confident I have set the remote backend parameters correctly. I can
> also access the backend from another PC I have configured with a working
> When I start the mythfrontend from a shell I get
> 2008-06-21 09:41:45.919 Using runtime prefix = /usr, libdir = /usr/lib
> 2008-06-21 09:41:46.539 DPMS is active.
> 2008-06-21 09:41:46.638 Empty LocalHostName.
> 2008-06-21 09:41:46.638 Using localhost value of <localpc>
> OK, so it's telling me there is no "LocalHostName" - is "localHostname"
> the same as host name when configuring a front end?
LocalHostName is configured by a user if they do not want to use
their machine's hostname to store settings against in the database.
This is used in situations where your 'real' hostname changes
regularly - mythfrontend will continualy lose its settings in this
scenario unless you use the LocalHostName unique identifier.
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