[mythtv-users] 0.25-fixes: mythvideo, storage groups, one specific frontend won't play video

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 02:46:10 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 1:55 AM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Michael T. Dean
> <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> On 07/13/2012 02:06 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>> On 07/12/2012 11:19 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>>>> yea, each one that was trying IPv6 before is now using even
>>>>> though the MasterServerIP is set to while the ones that
>>>>> worked before are properly using
>>>> Both the master server IP address and the "this" server IP address need
>>>> to
>>>> be set properly on all machines (even frontend-only machines, as I
>>>> understand it).
>>> well, in the database none of the frontend only machines have
>>> "backend" ip address settings table entries, and still some work and
>>> some don't. I'm thinking I'm going to try wiping one frontend and
>>> starting from scratch to see what happens. Where does mythfrontend
>>> look for the server ip when mythvideo tries to play a file?
>> But it's not worth just starting up mythtv-setup to specify the IP address
>> to find out if it helps?  (Or maybe mythfrontend -p, instead, if that asks
>> about IP addresses?)
>> Mike
> mythtv-setup, for the IP information, shows the exact same thing on
> all the frontends, working or not. (I mentioned this early in the
> thread).
> I tried mythfrontend -p on one of the machines, and when I try to
> select my backend it says "Unknown #500", if I choose "manual" it goes
> into the frontend but videos still don't work.

well one of the working frontends decided to finally stop working and
now is looking at

out of curiosity I've set both the Master IP to my backend AND the
"local" ip to my backend. Watch Videos still is looking at

so now I am totally flummoxed. there is absolutely NO reason anyone
can give me as to why my frontends always look LOCALLY for videos but
works fine for recordings.

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