[mythtv-users] Please wait... slooow startup

Brent Bolin brent.bolin at gmail.com
Tue May 18 17:40:38 UTC 2010

On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 05/18/2010 07:24 AM, Brent Bolin wrote:
>> I posted a couple of weeks ago about this.  One of the developers
>> responded to upgrade from .22 to .23
>> Haven't done this yet, waiting for a little while.
>> Noticed when setting up the firewall on the back end yesterday, the
>> back end was doing a reverse dns lookup when front ends connected.
>> When I did my last upgrade on the back end I forgot to edit /etc/hosts
>> with the network names/IP's
>> Makes all the difference in the world.  Brings the "Please wait"
>> message down from about 10-15 seconds to about 1-2 seconds.
>> Just an FYI.
> You're not using hostnames for the values of the "IP address" settings, are
> you?  Both the master backend and server "IP address" settings must be, er,
> IP addresses.
> Using a hostname for either or both of these is an unsupported configuration
> and will likely cause far more problems than "slooow startup."
> Mike
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No using explicate IP's

The back end server is doing reverse looks up.  Probably just like it
does for any other service connecting to it(telnet, ssh, etc...)

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