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

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Tue Dec 19 02:37:20 UTC 2006

Listbox wrote:
> Thanks folks!
> I grepped for "/mysql.txt" in the sources, and came up with:
> ./contrib/optimize_mythdb.pl:    my @mysql =
> ('/usr/local/share/mythtv/mysql.txt',
> ./contrib/optimize_mythdb.pl:                 '/usr/share/mythtv/mysql.txt',
> ./contrib/optimize_mythdb.pl:                 '/etc/mythtv/mysql.txt',
> ./contrib/optimize_mythdb.pl:
> '/usr/local/etc/mythtv/mysql.txt',
> ./contrib/optimize_mythdb.pl:
> "$ENV{HOME}/.mythtv/mysql.txt", 
> 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
> difference.
The default for source compiles is /usr/local.  The packages, I believe, 
use /usr


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