[mythtv-users] Anyway to have mythbackend and mysql server on different machines?

Robin Hill myth at robinhill.me.uk
Mon Dec 18 17:14:43 UTC 2006

On Mon Dec 18, 2006 at 08:47:58AM -0800, Listbox wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to have mythbackend use a remote mysql server, instead of using a
> local socket file.
> I've discovered that setting ~/.mythtv/mysql.txt only works for the
> frontend. If mysql is not running on the same machine, then mythbackend
> fails when it looks for the "socket file", and refuses to start.
> Is there an equivalent to "mysql.txt" for mythbackend, or any other way to
> specify a remote mysql server?
It should be using the same file for the backend.  Are you sure the
backend isn't just being run as a different user (e.g. root) so looking
in a different home directory for the file?

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