[mythtv-users] Anyway to have mythbackend and mysql server on different machines?
listbox at hymerfania.com
Tue Dec 19 01:20:51 UTC 2006
I grepped for "/mysql.txt" in the sources, and came up with:
./contrib/optimize_mythdb.pl: my @mysql =
The path that was correct for me was "/usr/share/mythtv/"
I created that file to point to my mysql server, and I was golden!
By the way, the docs in the mythtv 20 source directory are inconsistent with
my installation, there is no /usr/local/share/mythtv directory.
I installed from the ATRmpms repository, I have no idea if that makes a
From: Rich West [mailto:Rich.West at wesmo.com]
Sent: Monday, December 18, 2006 10:55 AM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Anyway to have mythbackend and mysql server on
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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