[mythtv-users] Configuration question

Carl Fongheiser carlfongheiser at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 21:19:34 UTC 2006

On 12/7/06, H P Ladds <householdwords at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/7/06, John <nesredep at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >  My system is Mepis 6 (uses Ubuntu repositories), and I used the
> > mysql-server-4.1 and the mythtv 18-point something, binaries.
> >
> Wow! that is a pretty old version of MythTV. Older versions of MythTV use
> a different protocol when connecting to mysql databases than current ones.
> However, the error warnings usually mention that their is a protocol
> problem. That doesn't seem to be the case here, but still I'd check into the
> possibility that mySQL 4.1 and  myth 18.* don't work together.
> Are you running mythtv-setup as a non-root user?  Are you running the
> mythbackend as root?

MythTV 0.18 is perfectly compatible with mySQL 4.1.  There's not a different
protocol for connecting to mySQL databases;  the protocol you're thinking
about has to do with the communications between MythTV components over TCP

Carl Fongheiser
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