[mythtv-users] Frontends can't find database, can't connect

Jason Werpy jwwerpy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 10:10:11 EDT 2005


On 7/1/05, Michael Jones <m_g_j at michaelandholly.com> wrote:
> When I try to configure a remote frontend (I've tried another FC3 box, a Mac
> OSX box.. haven't tried the Windows front end yet) it tells me that it can't
> find the database.
> 
> The messages that come up on screen say that the current user isn't allowed
> to connect to the remote machine..
> 
> I'm not sure where to start looking for a solution to this.
> 
> Is there some portion of mysql that may not be running (i.e. the server?)
> when mysqld is started?
> 
> Any ideas.
> 
> Thanks Much.
> 
> - Michael
> 
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Make sure you /etc/mysql/my.cnf file does not have skip-networking set
as an option or it will disable any network access no matter what your
database has for permissions.


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