User:Charles Gaudette

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Charles Gaudette is the Wikipedia user name for Charles C. Gaudette, a Wikipedian since Monday 23 May 2005 and a registered editor since Monday 26 June 2006.

Surprise, Arizona, USA is his home with wife Jacqueline and baby girl. It is also his workplace. He provides on-site computer help to the Senior Citizens (age 50 and over) in the Northwest Phoenix Valley.

Charles is the principle partner in Gaudette-Net, LLC. His experience with personal computers dates back to the 1970s Radio Shack TRS-80 Model I. Later in the 1980s, still in high school, he was the Computer Literacy Teacher for the Bridgeport Connecticut Boys and Girls Club of America. In the early 1990s he studied computer science at Western Michigan University.

MythTV setup

This is not a mature setup yet, expect changes.

Frontend and backend

  • IBM NetVista 6350-2SU
    • Intel P4 @ 1.6GHz
    • 768MB SDRAM @ 133MHz
    • Hard disk drive, 120GB Hitachi DeskStar ATA-133
    • Samsung DVD-ROM drive
    • ATI RADEON 9000 Pro 128MB (VGA, DVI, TV)
    • pcHDTV HD-5500 tuner card; digital broadcast HDTV
    • Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live CT-4780
    • 3Com 3C905C-TX-M 10/100 Ethernet NIC
  • Fedora 7
  • PS/2 keyboard
  • PS/2 mouse
  • Television, Samsung 23" HD

Previous backend

  • Dell Dimension 8100
    • Intel 82850; Intel 82801
    • Intel P4 @ 1.5GHz CPU
    • 512MB RDRAM
    • RAID-0 (Striped)
      • 2×80GB Hitachi DeskStar ATA-133
      • (partition info to follow)
    • Samsung DVD-ROM drive
    • ATI Rage 128 Pro, 64MB VRAM video card, (VGA, TV-in, TV-out)
    • pcHDTV 5500 tuner card; digital broadcast HDTV
    • STB TV FM tuner card; Conexant (Brooktree), BT878; analog TV
    • Miro video-in card; Conexant (Brooktree), BT848A; security camera
    • Creative Labs SBLive! Value (CT-4871) sound card
    • on-board 3Com 3c905C-TX-M 10/100 Ethernet NIC
  • Fedora Core 6
  • PS/2 keyboard
  • PS/2 mouse
  • Planar 15-inch LCD (built-in speakers)

Config MySQL Notes

[root@machine_name sbin]# chkconfig mysqld on
[root@machine_name sbin]# service mysqld start
Starting MySQL:                                            [  OK  ]
[root@machine_name sbin]# mysql -u root mysql
Reading table information for completion of table and column names
You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A

Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 3 to server version: 5.0.22

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> UPDATE user SET Password=PASSWORD('ROOT_PWD') WHERE user='root';
Query OK, 2 rows affected (0.11 sec)
Rows matched: 2  Changed: 2  Warnings: 0

Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

mysql> quit
[root@machine_name sbin]#

[root@machine_name sbin]# mysql -u root -p < /usr/share/doc/mythtv-0.20/database/mc.sql
Enter password: ROOT_PWD
[root@machine_name sbin]#