[mythtv-users] Install with no X - cannot connect to database

Joe Votour joevph at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 3 20:51:12 EDT 2005

My guess is that you're having problems with Qt. 
There's a Qt-MySQL module that connects to the
database, and chances are, X is a dependency of Qt. 
(The X libraries, not the X server, per se).

You could try to compile Qt embedded if you really
don't want X on the system.  A MythTV server doesn't
require X to run though, only for the libraries to be

-- Joe

--- Van Laere Benjamin <B.VanLaere at unpeu.com> wrote:

> Hi list,
> 	if this has already been answered, please just link
> me to it.
> 	Here's my problem: I'm trying to install mythtv on
> a server without X
> (debian unstable), but all I get when I install (in
> the database config
> part) is a blue screen with white text tellin that
> root at localhost cannot
> connect to the database (mysql is already serving my
> php pages, so it
> works fine). I can't tell mythtv the password to
> mysql anywhere during
> the install.
> 	Is it possible to install mythtv without X? Where
> can I find a script
> to create manually the databases? Ahd where can I
> configure the databse
> realted stuff?
> 	Thanks in advance!
> Benjamin
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