[mythtv-users] BE slow without internet connectivity

Tim Draper veehexx at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 08:22:46 UTC 2011

On 23 November 2011 17:42, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 11/23/2011 12:22, Alan Walls wrote:
>>> this problem first exhibited itself with slow FE performance
>>> when itfirst wakes up and interacts with the myth DB (ie:
>>> liveTV, recorded shows, videos). however, it seems that the
>>> BE is also slow during initial connection with SSH (before
>>> MOTD/password prompt), and the same with VNC (asks for
>>> password, desktop is displayed, but takes time to show mouse
>>> cursor).
>> I had a similar problem when my MythTV system was connected via
>> dialup. It was caused by DNS lookups timing out. In my case it was NFS
>> shares that were slow. Adding the local network machine names to my
>> hosts file solved the problem.
> Likely culprit.  SSH likes to stall for around a minute while waiting
> for a reverse lookup to timeout when first connecting.

sounds like the best way way is to set a static without gateway/DNS
(it's currently DHCP reservation).
thanks for the info!

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