[mythtv-users] Myth on a bridge

Ian Clark mrrooster at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 12:11:53 UTC 2011

On 14 August 2011 03:32, Patrick Ouellette <pat at flying-gecko.net> wrote:
> I recently picked up a ceton Infinitv card and was messing around on my
> combined FE/BE running TRUNK.  If I set up a ethernet bridge between
> the eth0 and ctn0 interfaces, mythbackend starts fine but mythfrontend
> can't find the backend server.  Neither can mythweb (everything is on the
> one box).  Looking at lsof, it appears mythbackend is only listening on
> port 6543 on the IPv6 stack and not the IPv4 address the bridge is set up
> as.  If I remove the bridge, and go back to eth0 and ctn0 as separate
> interfaces with their own IPv4 addresses everything is fine.

I'm wondering if this is related to the issue I had with ipv6, where
the backend wasn't listening to any ipv4 addresses:


Does disabling ip6 help in any way?

FYI here's my issue:




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