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jimascroft
2007-07-04, 04:19
Hi All,
Due to some new user ignorance on my part I let my original post go off topic so I thought Id start this to get some help share info with other squeezebox owners using a PSP as a remote.
I can connect to the internet on my PSP via my wireless network. I cannot get the slimserver interface to show up on the ip address that works on the other machines on my network i.e. http://192.168.0.8:9000/

Is there an issue with numerical ip addresses on the PSP? I was given this link http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=35993 for a psp specific skin so Im thinking I must be making a basic error.

Regards

JIm

mherger
2007-07-04, 04:33
> I can connect to the internet on my PSP via my wireless network. I
> cannot get the slimserver interface to show up on the ip address that
> works on the other machines on my network i.e.
> http://192.168.0.8:9000/

What's your PSP's IP configuration? What error do you get when accessing
this page? And what SlimServer version are you using?

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Michael

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jimascroft
2007-07-04, 05:24
Psp System software version 2.81

signal strength 100%

The error I get is " Communication with the server failed. A DNS error has occurred."(80410414)

The SlimServer version is 6.5.0

Thanks

Jim

mherger
2007-07-04, 05:36
> The error I get is " Communication with the server failed. A DNS error
> has occurred."(80410414)

DNS should not be involved if you enter the IP address. Can you
doublecheck you entered the url correctly? And do you have networking
connectivity?

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Michael

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http://www.herger.net/SlimCD - your SlimServer on a CD
http://www.herger.net/slim - AlbumReview, Biography, MusicInfoSCR

jimascroft
2007-07-04, 05:59
I have networking connectivity I can access slimserver from imacs on the network and I can access the internet from the PSP. I set the home page on the PSP to http://192.168.0.8:9000/ my slim server IP and when I select home on the PSP I get the error.
Full Settings below

Connection Name Connection1
SSID SKY95523
Security WPA-PSK (TKIP)
WPA KEY **********
IP Address Automatic
Subnet mask Auto matic
Default Router Automatic
Primary DNS automatic
Secondary DNS automatic
Proxy Server Do not Use
Internet Browser Do Not Start

Jim

servies
2007-07-04, 06:03
Could it be possible that the PSP has problems with the port designation? Can it connect to websites not running on the default port 80 or 443?

jimascroft
2007-07-04, 06:32
Hi Thanks for the suggestion.

I am not sure of how to check if the psp will connect to a site not using port 80 or 443.
If I accessed a java web application running on apache tomcat the standard port would be 8080 for the application. Is there another way I could check this?

regards

JIm

jimascroft
2007-07-04, 06:34
Could I change the server port for slim server to port 80 in the server config ?

servies
2007-07-05, 00:37
Could I change the server port for slim server to port 80 in the server config ?
If you don't run a webserver on the same system that shouldn't be a problem.
If you also have Apache running on the same system you could try it with proxying.

jimascroft
2007-07-05, 02:48
Hi Thanks for the reply.

This guy here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYiQ4Fq46Ns is streaming radio from the squeezebox. The interesting thing is that he briefly shows the IP address of his slimserver and its running on http://192.168.0.8:9000/ so I know with his psp its possible to get the connection to the standard ip and port number.

Cant work this out although as there is a PSP skin it must be possible to control slimserver...

I think there is a big demand for gui wireless control of the squeezebox maybe it would be good to have a specific forum for these devices.

Cheers

Jim