[mythtv-users] Recent Gentoo mysql update broke backend startup
drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 14:48:28 UTC 2010
On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 4:40 AM, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> This is a weird one - not restarted the machine for a couple of months but
> tonight having done so I find that the backend won't start from the init
> script. It runs fine off the command line as root user but if I su to the
> mythtv user it asks if I want to configure the database connection.
> The error is that it can't connect to the mysql server. Nothing has
> changed in the startup script so it must be something with the way the
> mysql server does stuff now having moved from 5.0.90 to 5.1.50
> Anyone any ideas?
I have run mysql 5.1.X under gentoo for a few months now. That did not
cause any issue for me.
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