[mythtv-users] cant get mysql to work
j.stack746 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 00:44:12 UTC 2009
I tried it and got this
[root at htpc ~]# /sbin/chkconfig mysqld on
[root at htpc ~]# /sbin/service mysqld start
Starting MySQL: [ OK ]
[root at htpc ~]# mysql -u root mysql
ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
[root at htpc ~]#
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 8:37 PM, greg <greg12866 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
> Tim Urben wrote:
>> I was following a couple of different wiki's and I think the reason I am
>> having so much trouble is that there are so many different versions and
>> distros of linux that its hard to write exact directions for something.
>> I installed it directly from atrpms .. I seem to remember it had some
>> problems with the install esp pertaining to "mythconverg" but seeing as
>> though it took me like 3 days to figure out how to get mythtv to install at
>> all I was happy and proceeded to continue with the setup. It would seem like
>> mythtv is ALMOST working at least in a basic form its just that it cannot
>> connect to the database.
>> It goes to the Console and continually tries to connect to the database to
>> no avail.
>> It would seem there are some issues with permissions too it wont let me
>> access mysql from root at all.. and for some reason it instructed making
>> mythtv accounts.. I really dont understand the reasoning behind most of the
>> The one Ive been following has been the one on wilsonet.com/mythtv <
>> http://wilsonet.com/mythtv> seeing as it deals with fedora versions of
>> mythtv. I did however notice that it doesnt seem to extend to fedora 11.
>> I could always take the easy way out and just install mythdora but I am
>> wanting to learn as much as possible..
>> please let me know if I still havent given you enough information to help
>> and perhaps what information you would require..
>> Thanks so much,
>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 7:43 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org<mailto:
>> newbury at mandamus.org>> wrote:
>> Tim Urben wrote:
>> I have mysql and mysql server installed.. I have mythtv
>> installed but it says It cannot connect to mythconverg database.
>> I checked to see which databases were on my computer and
>> mythconverg isn't one of them.
>> Please forgive me if this is all basic stuff, I am new to
>> linux and trying to pick it up..
>> I am running Fedora 11
>> Need more info about how you got to where you are/aren't.
>> If you installed .21 from atrpms, then it should have set up the
>> database as part of the install.
>> If you installed .22 and compiled from svn, then you have to get
>> your hands dirty, and 'pick it up yourself'
>> Don't worry, there have been at least a couple of thousand
>> innocents before you (including me!). The documentation and the
>> wiki both cover how to do this and the list archive at
>> gossamer-threads is searchable.
>> -- Please let me know if anything I say offends you.
>> I may wish to offend you again in the future.
>> Tux says: "Be regular. Eat cron flakes."
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> Goto section 12 it tells you how to set up mysql..You will have to change
> the path to where your mc.sql is located..It always worked for me when i
> was using Fedora...If nothing else it make give you an idea where to look..
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