[mythtv-users] Mythtv backend not starting

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sat Aug 6 00:11:30 UTC 2005

Nathaniel Homier wrote:

> Hi, my name is Nate Homier and I am having trouble getting the Mythtv
> backend to start. I installed it via the Debian apt-get as decscribed 
> at mythtv using the precompiled Debian package. Everything works great 
> except can't start backend. I don't know what the error message means 
> or how to deal with it. Any help would be great. Thank you.
> Debian 3.1r0
> pcHDTV 3000
> Intel 865PERL
> Geforce 6600GT with Nvidia binary
> Audigy 2 ZS
> error message is below: Note I did this as root.
> debian:/home/usr# /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend start
> Starting MythTV server: mythbackendSession management error:
> Authentication Rejected, reason : None of the authentication protocols
> specified are supported and host-based authentication failed

Try posting the relevant portion of the mythbackend.log from 
/var/log/mythtv or just run the mythbackend executable in a terminal 
window.  I've never seen that kind of message from a mythtv backend so 
it makes me wonder what is throwing the error, Debian or Myth.


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