[mythtv-users] Recent Gentoo mysql update broke backend startup
g8ecj at gilks.org
Fri Nov 12 21:53:50 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
>> 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
>> 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?
>> Robin Gilks
> If you didn't run mysql_upgrade there may be an issue with the grant
> permissions etc from not properly updating the mysql database.
Thanks Tom - another problem solved.
I missed the mysql_upgrade step on the last world update - probably
distracted by another aftershock :(
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