[mythtv-users] Debian install: MySQL problem

Tim tim.hoebeek at gmail.com
Mon May 16 12:21:21 UTC 2005


> > > Are there no more errors when you install or reconfigure mythtv ????
> >
> > Here is the full log:
> <snip>
> > ~# dpkg-reconfigure --force mythtv-database
> > [I put in root with an empty password for MySQL]
> Mhh, maybe that's the problem.  Can you give the root user in the mysql
> database a password and try again ?  It's not the first time that I see a
> script going nuts if you give an empty password.  For some scripts, an empty
> password means reading from STDIN.

I tried with a password at first, but changed back to an empty
password (I read somewhere that that was the default for a mythtv
install). I've tried again with a plain password (no special
characters or anything), but the error remains the same...

Thanks for the help!


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