[mythtv] Database server and pings (r14205)

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 23:37:12 UTC 2007

On 8/16/07, Nigel Pearson <nigel at ind.tansu.com.au> wrote:

> > IMO the idea is good, but there should be some way to bypass this
> > check as some servers\routers ignores pings.
> Sorry, I hadn't thought about that!
> Would a parameter in mysql.txt,
> or another command-line switch, be enough?

Is it possible to ping the database the same way that mysqladmin does?
 For example, when you run:

mysqladmin ping -h HOST -u USER -pPASSWORD

The mysqladmin program pings the MySQL server on the SQL server port
(default 3306).  It doesn't use conventional ICMP pings, it uses TCP

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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