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

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Dec 18 18:51:05 UTC 2006

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?
Can't you just run mythtv-setup on that system and change the database 


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