[mythtv-users] Seriously need help fixing new setup

steve networks1 at cox.net
Sat Nov 19 20:07:10 UTC 2011

On 11/19/2011 1:03 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/19/2011 02:45 PM, steve wrote:
>> I named the host mythtv.mythtv, which is what I had named the old setup
>> (I think).
> ...
>> I can connect the mysql/mythconverg using the mysql command line
>> client.  I opened up the settings table and had a look.  Some relevant
>> entries are:
>> BackendServerIP    mythtv
> Does the hostname program give you "mythtv" or "mythtv.mythtv"?  If the
> latter, that's (at least part of) your problem--it's a different host name.

yes, hostname yields mythtv.mythtv

>> MasterServerIP
> Also, FWIW, I recommend you never use or localhost anywhere in
> the MythTV configuration.  If you use a real, routable IP address, it
> makes expansion much easier as your system grows.  Even on single-host
> MythTV systems, it makes sense to use a real IP address.
Thanks for the suggestion.  I will change that once I get the other 
problems worked out so as not to get too many things changing at once.

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