[mythtv] Initial install...

Lonnie Borntreger mythtv-dev@snowman.net
22 Dec 2002 18:37:16 -0600

On Sun, 2002-12-22 at 18:27, Kent Loobey wrote:
> On Sunday 22 December 2002 01:13 pm, you wrote:
> > On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 12:59:40PM -0800, Kent Loobey wrote:
> > > After a couple of false starts I finally got to the following messages:
> >
> > What false starts?  Did you forget to follow the instructions in the
> > Prerequisites section?
> I read the Prerequisites section many times and then *very* carefully did 
> each step.  However, Linux folk always brag about, unlike Windows, the fact 
> that they don't need to reboot during installs.  So I didn't.  So when I got 
> to the step of installing mythtv it didn't find that MySQL was running.
> I suppose most users know what they are doing.  In this case I have never 
> used MySQL before and have never used the DEBCONF_PRIORITY feature of apt_get.

You forgot to start mysqld.

as root: service mysqld start

Then, as stated, no reboot is needed.