[mythtv-users] How do you reliably provide HDHR dhcp?

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Mon Oct 24 21:31:09 UTC 2011

On 10/24/11 1:57 PM, Kris B. wrote:
> On Monday, October 24, 2011 1:50 PM, "John Finlay"<finlay at moeraki.com>
> wrote:
>> Having just gone through an episode of power outage shortly after I left
>> on a trip and having all recordings fail in the interim I'm wondering if
>> someone else can suggest a better dhcp server scheme that will handle
>> the power outage problem and ensure that the HDHR tuners will reliably
>> get an IP address?
>> John
> Well, I run my origianl hdhr using the static ip plugged directly into a
> nic card on my machine, so I don't have this issue, but a quick hack is
> that you can force a reboot on the hdhr using the command-line utility,
> so you can make a quick script to put on bootup, or a startup script, or
> whatever you would like.

I'm not sure what static ip you are talking about but my HDHRs did not 
respond at all to the "hdhomerun_config discover" command which makes me 
think they weren't responding at all on the network.

> Or, if plugged directly into your machine like me, you don't have to use
> dhcp at all.

Would this work with two HDHRs?


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