[mythtv-users] Using Microsoft Access as a front-end to the, MythTV database: HOWTO
treythompson at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 13:28:48 UTC 2007
On 8/31/07, Darren <darrenmarshall at linuxfire.biz> wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 July 2007 12:10, Craig Huff wrote:
> Have you set a root password for mysql?
> When mysql is first installed root has a null password. You must set a
> password for root to gain access to the database.
> mysqladmin -u root password 'new-password'
> > David,
> > I was intrigued and tried to follow the directions, but I don't know enough
> > SQL to solve the problem I ran into.
> > I don't know if you do either, but perhaps someone on the list can tell me
> > (us) how to get out of the corner I'm in.
> > I have tried to set up security on the database per the MythTV HOWTO in
> > order to restrict access to my subnet with:
> > $ mysql -u root -pmythtv mythconverg
> > mysql> grant all on mythconverg.* to mythtv@"192.168.1.%" identified by
> > "mythtv"; mysql> flush privileges;
> > mysql> quit
> > After the grant command, and again after the flush command, I get:
> > Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)
> > Now when I tried to follow the Access HOWTO, everything works fine until I
> > get to the Select Data Source dialog's Machine Data Source tab, select the
> > mythtv Data Source Name and click the OK button at the bottom. When I do
> > that, I get a Microsoft Access pop-up reporting "ODBC--call failed" and
> > containing "OK" and "Help" buttons. Ignoring the "Help" button, when I
> > click the "OK" button, I get a new pop-up window which reports:
> > [MySQL][ODBC 3.51 Driver][mysqld-5.0.27]Access denied for user
> > 'mythtv'@'192.168.1.%' to database 'mysql' (#1044)
> > I tried changing the security per the MythTV HOWTO to be wide open, the
> > pertinent grant command being:
> > mysql> grant all on mythconverg.* to mythtv@"%" identified by "mythtv";
> > but got no different response from mysql nor from the Windows operations.
> > FWIW, I'm using Access 97 on XP Pro w/ SP2.
> > Now what??? Why does the error talk about database 'mysql' rather than
> > 'mythconverg'? Why can't I connect? How do I fix it?
> > Of equal concern is: Will I have a similar problem when I get the time to
> > finish my new (first one, too) MythTV frontend machine and have it not able
> > to access the database on the backend?
> > Any advice? Anyone?
> > Craig.
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There are a TON of posts about this on the list archives if you search
for "mysql reset root" or something like that.
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