[mythtv-users] Any troubleshooting info available for mysql & myth?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Fri Jun 24 19:34:07 UTC 2005

Todd Bailey wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am looking for some general purpose t/s info on mysql.
> I've been running myth for about a week now and just recently, the 
> setup, frontend and backend need to be run as root in order to gain 
> access to the mysql db. File and directory as well as database 
> permissions appear ok, however when I try to run as the myth user I 
> get errors something to the effect of mysql access denied.
> I'm assuming it's a security/permissions issue, either at the 
> file/directory level or internal to mysql.
> I don't have any problems or concerns running myth as root but would 
> rather not.
> I've already checked and (re) executed the setup scripts, reinstalled 
> mysql and checked mysql.org documentation for clues on what is wrong.
> So far every thing appears as it should be.  I'll eventually determine 
> the problem but if anyone has had this occur, any hints/suggestions 
> would be welcome.
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