[mythtv-users] Is network required for single frontend/backend machine?
sofasurferlinux at charter.net
Sun Nov 2 21:25:14 UTC 2008
Brian Wood wrote:
> test wrote:
>> Robert Johnston wrote:
>>> On 02/11/2008 1:12 PM, test wrote:
>>>> My question is why can I not connect my frontnend to my backend.
>>>> I have a wireless router which connects my 2 computers to the internet.
>>>> My linux box, which has my FE and BE uses an iP address of 192.168.2.3.
>>>> It this what I should use as the "server address"?
>>> It is quite possible that MySQL has been set to bind to 127.0.0.1 only,
>>> so trying to access it from the actual IP address (192.168.*) is
>>> refused. Try stating your backend is on 127.0.0.1. That may just fix it
>>> (Though it may cause issues when you later want to add other back of
>> 127.0.0.1 did not fix it. I still get a "failed" result from a connection test.
> Some wireless access points/routers have a feature that prevents the
> wireless machines from communicating with each other. I think linksys
> calls it "Access point isolation" or something like that. You want to
> make sure any such feature is disabled, as it would prevent precisely
> what you need to do.
> The feature is for an internet cafe or the like, where you want each
> machine to connect to the internet, but not to other machines on the
> same wireless network.
> Make sure you can ping each machine from the other.
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I am able to ping my wireless router but I am NOT able to ping my
windows pc. Is this ok or not?
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