[mythtv-users] Myth Front End can't connect with database
treythompson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 19:05:05 UTC 2007
> Newbie. I installed mythfrontend plus dependencies on my laptop using the
> MythDora 3.2 DVD image. The back end is MythDora as well. I changed the
> back end from 127.0.0.1 (two places, same screen in mythsetup) to
> 192.168.1.66 (IP mildly changed to give pitifully little protection). Myth
> on the server still works, so I assume the changes took in both places.
> mythconverge user and password mythtv/mythtv, the default.
> On the server as root, I ran:
> mysql -u root mythconverge
> Then, in mysql> I ran
> grant all on mythconverge.* to mythtv@"192.168.1.%" identified as
> flush privileges;
> Both returned with 0 records updated, which I accepted as success (because
> I didn't expect any recoprds to change).
> Now when I go into mythfrontend on the laptop, it goes into the config
> screens with the message that it can't connect with the database.
> What should I check/do?
> Lan Barnes
> SCM Analyst Linux Guy
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I'm not an expert, so don't trust me... :) But, what's in your mythtv
users mysql.txt file on the frontend? Mine is located at
Make sure the DBHostName, DBUserName and DBPassword are all correct. DBName
is mythconverg obviously.
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