[mythtv-users] HDHR failing

Ram Ramesh rramesh2400 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 14 02:34:53 UTC 2020


On 11/13/20 6:46 PM, DryHeat122 wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2020, 3:07 AM David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com 
> <mailto:watkinshome at gmail.com>> wrote:
> [snip]
>
>
>     ..or you could have a faulty Ethernet cable/connector or network
>     switch.  To know how to troubleshoot this you need to understand
>     your network a bit.
>
>
> Possible, but everything was working fine for a couple months then 
> stopped working, and it's only mythbackend that can't access it.
>
>
>     How is your backend connected to the HDHR?  Wi-Fi or wired?  What
>     other things are on the network?
>
>
> Both are wired.  Other things on the network are the normal things, a 
> desktop, a couple phones, a few echos, some smart switches.
>
>
>     What IP address do the HDHR and mythbackend have, and how are they
>     assigned?  They can be manually assigned or they can pick them up
>     from a device running DHCP (usually either a wifi access point or
>     your ISP's broadband modem/gateway).
>
>
> Backend has a static IP (198.168.1.200) HDHR has a DHCP address 
> (198.168.1.42, currently).
>
> One sort of odd thing is that the HDHR is not showing up on the client 
> list on my router.  However, like I said it works with other devices, 
> I can ping it from the backend, and nmap shows it's up, connected, and 
> working fine.
>
>
>
>
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I am not sure if this matters. Did you check backend setup on input 
configuration part? May be backend is hardwired to old DHCP address of 
the HDHR?

Ramesh



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