[mythtv-users] mysql on debian

Scott Martin smartin at steamvalve.com
Tue Dec 5 18:48:39 UTC 2006

Alex Malinovich wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 01:03 -0500, Scott Martin wrote:
>>> On my system the backend didn't automatically run after setup. I had to
>>> manually (as root) start it using:
>>> /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend start
>>> (you may want to try "restart" instead of start just in case it's
>>> Already running or it THINKS it's already running.
>> Hi Alex, 
>> This is what I see when trying to restart:
>> homebrewpvr:/home/smartin# /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend restart
>> Restarting MythTV server: mythbackendNo /usr/bin/mythbackend found
>> running; none killed.
>> .
>> Session management error: Could not open network socket
>> Thanks for your input, I've been reading the archives, Debian, mySQL
>> trying to figure this out. I know it must be something stupid but
>> can't put my finger on it
> Hmm. Sorry I can't be of much more help there. I did do some digging
> about the session management error. From what I've found it seems to be
> a KDE/Qt-related error. That's just a guess on my part based on what I
> found in trying to google that error.
> Hopefully it'll at least get you going in the right direction.
> You can try running an strace on it to see if that gives any clues. The
> init script uses start-stop-daemon to launch the backend, but the actual
> back-end command is (by default)
> /usr/bin/mythbackend --daemon --logfile /var/log/mythtv/mythbackend.log
> --pidfile /var/run/mythtv/mythbackend.pid
> Make sure you have strace installed and then try running the above
> prefixed with strace as root to see if that gives you any ideas.
Hi Alex,

I really appreciate the input as I am at wits end on which way to go. I
am tempted to start again with a clean disk. I was able to get mythtv to
start with mythtv as user as well as mythtv as root, so at least I have
some progress. Again, Thanks for your help!

Scott Martin

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