This is the Database system used with MythTV. MySQL is a very versatile database system, used with many projects and web sites. For more info on MySQL itself, see . For info on the MySQL database used with Myth, read on.
If you run into trouble with some of your MythTV tables or are looking for information on how the system is stored, browse the Database Schema for more information.
Questions and Answers
Q: My database seems b0rked
A: Try these magic incantations, it will try to fix broken databases:
mysqlcheck -r -u mythtv -pmythtv mythconverg
Q: I'm getting a SQL error from mythbackend when upgrading. What does that mean?
A: Try using perror to get more information
2004-05-25 22:56:24 Upgrading to schema version 1046 2004-05-25 22:56:24 Upgrading to schema version 1047 DB Error (Performing database upgrade): Query was: ALTER TABLE record ADD COLUMN search INT UNSIGNED NOT NULL DEFAULT 0; Driver error was [2/-1]: QMYSQL3: Unable to execute query Database error was: Error writing file './mythconverg/#sql-785_2.frm' (Errcode: 28) For future reference you can use perror with the mysql error number: $ perror 28 Error code 28: No space left on device