[mythtv-users] finally found myth.find_orphans.pl, now can't connect
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 23:17:50 UTC 2009
On 07/06/2009, scram69 <scram69 at gmail.com> wrote:
> After a fair bit of searching, I finally found version 0.21 of
> myth.find_orphans.pl here:
> (don't bother looking here
> or here
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/browser/branches/release-0-21-fixes/mythtv/contrib )
> Even though I'm passing the script the very same mysql user name and
> password that I successfully use for
> 1)every frontend in setup->general
> 2)phpmyadmin to access the DB via a web browser
> 3)>mysql -u mythtv -p
> the script still tells me "DBI
> connect('database=mythconverg:host=mediaserver','mythtv',...) failed:
> Access denied for user 'mythtv'@'mediaserver' (using password: YES)"
$ mysql -u mythtv -p- h localhost
$ mysql -u mythtv -p- h mediaserver
What DB host do your mysql.txt/config.xml MythTV config files reference?
> There must be something about perl DBI that I don't understand. In
> order to use the script, do I need to set up a new, different user for
> the mythconverg database (i.e. other than mythtv)?
Not at all. The script needs to be run with user/pass/host values that
the DB will allow to connect, based on your MySQL settings.
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