[mythtv] Too many connections to database

Dan Morphis dan at milkcarton.com
Wed Apr 7 22:57:32 EDT 2004

I see this as well when its not running under gdb.


Brian May wrote:

>Yesterday, when running the backend under gdb, I suddenly noticed this
>message repeatedly displaying right before shutting down:
>Unable to open db connect: screen1353746303386
>2004-04-07 21:34:41 2       OK
>Unable to connect to database!
>Driver error was [1/1040]:
>QMYSQL3: Unable to connect
>Database error was:
>Too many connections
>Curiously, I didn't notice anything not work that should have worked,
>but this message looked kind-of-serious looking...
>I run "netstat --tcp" to find out how many connections were open, it
>didn't occur to me until today that they connections aren't TCP
>connections :-(; the connections are via the Unix socket.
>Is there some sort of socket leak? Or could this be a problem when
>running the backend under gdb? I have never seen this message before.
>I restarted the backend (not mysql) and everything was fine again.
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