Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.replaytv (More info?
On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 03:58:08 GMT, "BruceR" <brNOSPAM@hawaii.com>
>I run all mine with DHCP but use the "address reservation" feature in
>the Netgear router. That feature allows you to always associate a
>particular IP address to a particular MAC address. I had the same
>problem with the 5th unit I installed but a quick reboot solved it.
>After running the initial setup I always do a reboot anyway to ensure
>that the new settings are working.
Good idea. Of course, this problem requires a reboot BEFORE doing
initial setup as well.
>"Mark Lloyd" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 21:35:49 -0400, Tony D <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> I just setup two 55xx series boxes at my house.
>>>> Both boxes pulled an IP address from the router, but then failed to
>>>> to Replay's servers.
>>>> I wrestled with the first box for 30 mins. making it a DMZ in the
>>>> router and
>>>> such, but nothing worked.
>>>> Rebooted the box, it detected the network and worked fine.
>>>> On the second box, exact same problem. This time, rebooted and all
>>>> Some sort of bug, but I got them working fine...
>>>> Search Words:
>>>> ReplayTV Network Error Setup
>>>There is a well known bug where the OS and hardware get different IP
>>>addresses, creating weird problems.
>> My first ethernet-connectable Replay was a 5080 I got about a year and
>> a half ago. It initialized properly the first time. So did the second
>> one (a 5060). Only the third (5504) had the problem.
>>> Replays are best set to fixed IP
>> True, at least when you're using IVS or DVArchive.
>>>addresses on a network that has a DHCP server and that server should
>>>set for reserved ip addresses for the Replays. This insures both parts
>>>of the Replay always have the same address.
>> Do you know of any routers that allow that feature (set DHCP server to
>> give specific IP to specific client)? If not, how about software that
>> acts as a DHCP server, instead of the one in the router?
>> Anyway, how are you determining the MAC address of a Replay THAT
>> HASN'T BEEN INITIALIZED?
>> 87 days until the winter solstice celebration
>> Mark Lloyd
86 days until the winter solstice celebration