[mythtv-users] TapeWorm Beta 3 release - a parasitic Windows front end for MythTV

David Woods david at spurgeonwoods.com
Wed Apr 5 00:47:59 UTC 2006

> >     Greetings.
> >
> >     I have updated TapeWorm, a parasitic MythTV front end for Windows,
> >     based on feedback provided by users of this list.  My thanks to
> >     all who have contributed to the discussion.
> >
> > Hi David,
> >
> > I'm trying TapeWorm Beta 2, with my MythTV 0.19 installation, but I'm
> > having no luck getting it to work. I've shared my video directory
> > using Samba and mounted it on the Win PC. I've also configured the
> > correct IP address and mysql username/password for my backend.
> > However, I always get the message "Database Error" and
> > "TapeWorm is unable to connect to the MySQL database.
> > Please check TapeWorm's configuration and your MythTV Server's status."
> >
> > Is there any way to turn on more debugging messages so I can try and
> > track down the problem?
> >
> > There's nothing unusual about my setup - I've a combined
> > frontend/backend, but I haven't changed any of the ports that the
> > servers listen onand both the myth box and the PC are on the same
> > network so there shouldn't be any issue with the port being blocked.
> > The only messages in the log files are:
> >
> I got that message when I forgot to put anything in the video directory
> box. If you don't put something there it doesn't save the database
> settings, apparently.

Okay, I've released Beta 3, which fixes this problem.  Thanks for making me
aware of it.

The new version is available at:  http://david.spurgeonwoods.com/tapeworm


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