[mythtv-users] Upgraded the Ubuntu 11.10 and not Myth, can't connect to MySQL
thomas at mashos.com
Wed Nov 9 21:02:24 UTC 2011
On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Andrew Stadt <acstadt at stadt.ca> wrote:
> On 09/11/2011 11:35 AM, Thomas Mashos wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 3:47 PM, James Linder <jam at tigger.ws
> > <mailto:jam at tigger.ws>> wrote:
> > On 09/11/2011, at 2:22 AM, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org
> > <mailto:mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org> wrote:
> > [snip long and involved, but going nowhere]
> > >
> > > Bill seems to think that the 'mysql' command is ok. Maybe that's a
> > > peculiarity of a MythBuntu setup?
> > >
> > > I don't think I can bring myself to wipe the OS and install
> > afresh at
> > > the moment. If this carries on much longer, the family is
> > probably going
> > > to campaign for a windows media centre replacement or some
> > hardware box
> > > or other. If I can't get this fixed I've not got much of an
> > argument!
> > >
> > > Thanks for everyone's help so far.
> > Damian
> > for me installing a complete mythbuntu system is an hours work, I
> > struggle to emphasize :-)
> > from localhost can you
> > mysql -uroot -ppassword
> > if not that is bad
> > from another host can you
> > mysql -hanother-host -umythtv -pmythtv mythconverg
> > ubuntu makes a stupid deal of setting the password to
> > somEutter2345#$%^Rubbish you must use that. At install time it
> > tells you
> > if not THAT is bad.
> > Qt must have mysql drivers. I'd expect that this is something you
> > do not need to worry about, but it is worth considering
> > Error messages will be precis of "Can't Connect to database"
> > What do you see?
> > James
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> > To add, you can reset the passwords using the following instructions.
> > "If you are having problems connecting to your mysql database, perform
> > the following to reconfigure it:  sudo dpkg-reconfigure
> > mysql-server-5.1 (pay attention to the root password you set, you will
> > need it later)  sudo dpkg-reconfigure mythtv-database  sudo
> > dpkg-reconfigure mythtv-common"
> > --
> I can't remember - does Ubuntu do something simliar to debian: set a
> scrambled password for the myth user?
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I hope so
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