[mythtv] Help, plaeas, Debian mysql problems
Fredrik Nyberg DC
nba at abo.fi
Thu Jan 23 15:29:03 EST 2003
> That's where I am today, and at this point in time, neither can mythtv
> connect to create it's schemas, nor can I connect to mysql as it's root
> user. nor can I change the root mysql password using the appripriate mysql
I think mysql uses a table in the database for usernames and passwords.
You should be able to change them there as root. (This rulez: apt-get
install webmin-mysql). I got mythtv to work (sort of) on debian with
apt, but I dispaired due to not reading the docs for installation
closely enough. Make sure you have the QTDIR variable set to where your
QT-mysql-driver is (/usr/lib/qt3 for me). Check that you have a valid
$PREFIX/share/mythtv/mysql.txt file (probably /usr/local). And have you
created the tables for mythtv in mysql (probably not, if you can't
connect to it).
I decided to install mythtv from source on Debian 3.0 stable, since I
have burned my fingers on unstable packages one time too many (like
upgrading to a defunct libc6, ouch!).
I am a total newbie to mythtv, so I hope I am neither leading you astray
nor sounding patronizing when I say: read the docs closely!
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