[mythtv-users] Anyway to have mythbackend and mysql server on different machines?
Rich.West at wesmo.com
Mon Dec 18 18:54:34 UTC 2006
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Listbox wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
Just make sure that the local mysql server is down when you run
mythsetup, and it will prompt you for the new (correct) database paramters.
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