[mythtv-users] MySQL-Password problem - Access denied for user 'mythtv'@'localhost'
benefici at fastmail.fm
Sun Mar 12 20:30:45 UTC 2006
On Sunday 12 March 2006 20:29, Al Bogner wrote:
> I use SuSE Linux 10 and tried to install rpms from Olsen.
> apt-cache policy mythtv
> Installed: 0.19-19
> Candidate: 0.19-19
> Version Table:
> *** 0.19-19 0
> 500 http://folk.uio.no 10.0-olsen/Olsen pkglist
> 100 RPM Database
> IMHO the installation is broken, so I tried to get it work manually by
> cloning a Debian-mythtv-installation.
> Afterwards I could watch live-tv and eveything seemed to be ok. But when I
> try "mythfilldatabase --update" I get the errors below.
> I had no /etc/mythtv/-directory on the SuSE-system after the installation,
> so I copied this from the debian-system too. Maybe that ist the problem,
> since the PW is stored there and the SuSE-system looks at another place.
This may or may not help you but I used Yast to install the rpms of Olsen, I
don't have /etc/mythtv and everything works :).
To follow this method:
-> add a new installation source to Yast (Yast - Software - Installation
server name: folk.uio.no
-> Start Software Management in Yast
-> Select the myth packages and also: mysql and qt3-mysql
-> Set up the mysql service in Yast - System - System Services:
set to start on runlevels 2, 3, 5 and also start it
-> change root password in mysql as suggested in the pop-up window
-> create the mythconverg database by running
mysql -u root -p < /usr/share/mythtv/database/mc.sql
-> Start Yast - System - /etc/sysconfig Editor, open the Applications branch
and set/change variables for MythTV as you want
-> start mythtv-setup
-> start mythbackend with
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