[mythtv-users] Network affecting standalone mbe/fe?

Clay ctmythtv at pacbell.net
Mon Aug 29 04:37:53 UTC 2011

Robin Gilks wrote:
>> Interesting thought. Evidently I'm connecting via static IP.
>> A quick test, unplugging the LAN, confirms your theory. Connection lost.
>> Plug it back in, back to normal.
> Are you sure that its not getting an IP address from the DSL modem?
> Unplugging for a short time may not be enough time for the lease to expire
> which could be the case when the network dies preventing the Myth box from
> getting a new (or refreshing the old) address.
> You will only be using a static IP address if you specifically configured
> it that way - it won't have happened by accident :)

It is specifically configured for a static IP.
I wasn't sure if I ever succeeded in configuring the FQDN.

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