[mythtv-users] Australian components

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Wed Jan 7 19:14:11 UTC 2009

Gareth Glaccum wrote:
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> *From:* John Finlay <finlay at moeraki.com>
> ** I hear some router dhcp
> can't provide the next-server directive which is a problem but I haven't
> tried using a router dhcp.
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> Yes, that was the problem I had with my router. So I set up two VLANs 
> on my switch. One side is plugged into the router, server 
> (mythbackend), and workstations that would like to have standard DHCP 
> from the router. On the other side, I have the same server 
> (mythbackend) running a dhcp and NFS/PXE setup, with my diskless 
> mythfrontends plugged in. For anything like simple web-browsing from 
> the mythfrontends (rare), the server does NAT to send the data through 
> to the router.
Wouldn't it be easier to turn off dhcp on the router and just use the 
one from the BE? That's what I did with my router's dhcp.


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