[mythtv] mythtv debian package

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Wed, 20 Nov 2002 17:22:03 -0500

On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 02:18:19PM -0500, David Vitrant wrote:

> ok so it installed well the first time.. gave me an error cause mysql
> wasn't finished setting up (or hadn't been setup)
> so then I tried running the config again and it keeps giving me errors. so
> i tried removing and reinstalling same errors
> here are the errors any ideas or help would be greatly appreciated :)

The workaround for this issue is to use "dpkg-reconfigure mythtv" to set a
password for the mythtv user.  I have no idea why it is failing for some
people when generating a random password.

If I could get an account on a system where the problem is reproducible, I
can debug it.

 - mdz