[mythtv-users] How do I removed existing mysql database and start over?

Greg Mitchell greg at nodecam.com
Wed Jun 1 00:30:03 UTC 2005

> if it was a problem bindging to a port, you wouldn't need mysql root
> access, only root access to the machine itself ... you might be able to
> run the following to see if it is setup to only bind locally:
> grep 'skip-networking' /etc/rc.*
> there are probably other ways to make it only bind locally, but the
> --skip-networking option is the one i use ... to make it only bind
> locally, you would have had to edit files to make it happen, so if you
> never did that, it's probably not a binding issue :)

I think Mark is using Gentoo, and at least in my Gentoo install, the 
skip-networking setting was on by default in /etc/mysql/my.cnf (I have 
that line commented out, as well as the bind-address= line from 
the default)

Could that be at the root of at least some of the problems?


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