[mythtv-users] MythTV + uPnP + PS3 = no joy

Duncan Brown mythtv at duncb.co.uk
Thu May 7 09:00:34 UTC 2009

Mike Grommet wrote:
> I'm running Mythbuntu 9.04, and have successfully configured a
> frontend/backend (same machine) using a WinTV-HVR-1600.
> So far so good.
> Now, I want to use my PS3 to view recorded programs, but can't seem to
> get the PS3 to recognize my myth system.
> I know some people have said it takes a while (waited a long time,
> tried searching for media servers on the ps3 several times, etc) but
> it just seems as if the PS3 can't see Myth.
> I've upgraded the PS3 to the latest firmware, but still no luck.
> I have installed ushare to test things out and that seems to work
> without a hitch -- the only gotcha is that ushare doesn't
> automatically update the file listings in the share (requires a
> restart of ushare), and the PS3 can see a couple of WMP machines on my
> network too.
> Has anyone else had any issues (or success) with connecting to myth's
> av media server via upnp from a PS3 with the latest firmware and
> MythTV .21 ?
> Any thoughts on how to debug this?
> _______________________________________________
Its been a while since I set mine up, but I seem to remember I had to 
give the backend its own ip address instead of just localhost 
( You can find the setting in mythv-setup, and then you will 
have to plug the same address into the frontend general settings


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