[mythtv] Database failure?

Larry Matter mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 17 Dec 2002 14:47:59 -0800 (PST)

It doesn't start that way for me either.  Do this instead:

# /etc/init.d/mysql start

I don't know why it doesn't autostart - haven't had time to look into it.


> Not quite sure what happened - should teach me to restart my computer!
> -------
> When I try to run mythfrontend I get:
> Couldn't open db
> Mutex Destroy Error: Device or Resource Busy
> -------
> When I attempt to visit mythweb I get:
> Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mysql_connect() in
> /var/www/html/mythweb/db_open.php on line 20
> I went into the Mandrake 9 Control Center and looked at MySQL...it
> wasn't running and wasn't checked to start on boot. I click the start on
> boot box and clicked start. 15 minutes later, it was still starting,
> like it was frozen. I closed the window, restarted and reopened the
> Control Center. MySQL still wasn't running (although the check box to
> start at boot was checked) and I couldn't get it to run; I clicked the
> start button and it does nothing and won't let me scroll or anything,
> making it seem like it is frozen...
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Nate
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