[mythtv-users] Frontends can't find database, can't connect
m_g_j at michaelandholly.com
Sat Jul 2 00:17:40 EDT 2005
Thanks.. I'll give that part a shot..
Acutally I can only connect to the mysql database LOCALLY as root.. I can't
do squat from a remote front end (root or otherwise). .
I may have to dig into the bind addresses or something..
> From: Marc Tousignant <drayson at net1plus.com>
> Reply-To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 21:34:45 -0400
> To: 'Discussion about mythtv' <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] Frontends can't find database, can't connect
> Follow this
> yggdrasil ~ # mysql -uroot -p
> mysql> show databases;
> mysql> use mysql;
> mysql> select * from user where User = 'mythtv';
> you should see atleast 2 records
> | % | mythtv
> | localhost | mythtv
> If you do not see the % one create a the user
> GRANT USAGE ON *.* TO 'mythtv'@'%' IDENTIFIED BY 'mythtv';
> % is the one that would allow the user to connect from a remote location
> You say root can connect remotely so I do not thing the bind address needs
> to be changed.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
>> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Michael Jones
>> Sent: Friday, July 01, 2005 8:20 PM
>> To: Discussion about mythtv
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Frontends can't find database, can't connect
>> Ok.. this is getting a little frustrating.. Sorry if this is a little
>> disjointed.. but my brain is bouncing around in my head trying to wrap
>> itself around this properly ;)
>>> From the machine running the masterbackend I can only access the database
>> root.. not mythtv as I am assuming I should be.
>> Everything *SEEMS* to work as root.. but maybe not really.
>> I can't log into mysql from the command line at all as 'mythtv'
>> Transcript: ...
>> [root at myth database]# mysql -u root -p mythconverg
>> Enter password:
>> Reading table information for completion of table and column names
>> You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A
>> Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
>> Your MySQL connection id is 84 to server version: 3.23.58
>> Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.
>> mysql> select * from user where User = 'mythtv';
>> ERROR 1146: Table 'mythconverg.user' doesn't exist
>> Kinda weird. Mysql says I don't have a table called 'user' (tried 'users'
>> /etc/my.cnf file
>> set-variable = key_buffer = 16M
>> set-variable = table_cache = 128
>> set-variable = sort_buffer = 2M
>> set-variable = myisam_sort_buffer_size = 8M
>> #bind-address = 192.168.0.40
>> if uncomment the bind-address entry into the mysqld area, mysqld won't
>> up. Is this a mysql4 command.. I'm still on 3 it appears. I've tried
>> different variations with no changes
>> The only attempt that allowed me to start mysqld was to put the
>> bind-address=x.x.x.x in the [mysql.server] section, but it didn't change
>> final outcome at all.
>> the error that I get from the mythtv-setup and mythfrontend entries are:
>> QMYSQL3: Unable to connect
>> Database Error Was:
>> Access denied for user: 'mythtv at fozzie.michaelandholly.com' (Using
>> I get the same result from other machines (a Windows machine running
>> WinMythtv and a MacOSX 10.4 (tiger) machine running MacMythtv frontend.
>> I've also tried setting it to connect as root (just for giggles) with the
>> same result.
>> I've also tried the security setup described in
>> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-6.html#ss6.2 with no joy (Tried
>> 3 levels.. none, domain level security and ip address security).
>> It almost seems as though the mythconverg database is all fubar'd.. but it
>> might be something simple..
>> - Michael
>>> From: Korey Fort <k.m.fort at gmail.com>
>>> Reply-To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>>> Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 03:09:15 -0500
>>> To: 'Discussion about mythtv' <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>>> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] Frontends can't find database, can't connect
>>> You can try mysqlaccess mythtv to see what access mythtv has or
>>> Log into mysql then use mysql; select * from user where User =
>>> This will show you where mythtv is allowed to connect from.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
>>> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Michael Jones
>>> Sent: Friday, July 01, 2005 2:30 AM
>>> To: Discussion about mythtv
>>> Subject: [mythtv-users] Frontends can't find database, can't connect
>>> When I try to configure a remote frontend (I've tried another FC3 box, a
>>> OSX box.. haven't tried the Windows front end yet) it tells me that it
>>> find the database.
>>> The messages that come up on screen say that the current user isn't
>>> to connect to the remote machine..
>>> I'm not sure where to start looking for a solution to this.
>>> Is there some portion of mysql that may not be running (i.e. the
>>> when mysqld is started?
>>> Any ideas.
>>> Thanks Much.
>>> - Michael
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