[mythtv-users] mysql on debian

mikepolniak mikpolniak at adelphia.net
Wed Dec 6 13:50:20 UTC 2006

On 12:14 Tue 05 Dec     , Scott Martin wrote:
> Hi
> I'm totally confused, trying to get mythfrontend to talk to backend. (on
> same box)
> I was able to reset perms so that mythtv is user and password, and
> starts myth.
> But then it asks if mythbackend is running which I believe it is as i
> was able to run mythfill database and it loaded. Also have phpmyadmin
> running but can't for the life of me figure out what i've done wrong.
> I feel it must be sort of permission thing, but am totally baffled.

When setting up my Debian frontend box i found out the Debian
mysql-client-4.1 uses 'old' passwords to connect to BE so i had to add this 
line to /etc/mysql/my.cnf in order to connect to mysql-server:

old_passwords     = 1

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