[mythtv] Time problems with latest trunk svn?

Scott Milliken scott.milliken at e-comsultant.net
Tue Jan 16 17:49:38 UTC 2007

Mark Paulus wrote:
> I just experienced this problem.  The issue for me was that upgrading 
> to a newer version of the debian mythtv packages on my slave backend 
> installed a new file called mysql.txt in ~mythtv/.mythtv/mysql.txt.
> That file was used on startup, overriding the file I have in 
> /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt, and setting a bogus value for 
> DBHostName=localhost.  So, when my slave tried to startup, it couldn't 
> find the master DB since it was looking on itself, instead of the 
> master BE, and, in my case, failing on the connect to the DB.
> May not be your situation, but something to look at.
No, but miraculously after about an hour it started working fine again.  
It's definitely an odd thing to happen.


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