[mythtv-users] Help, frontends cannot connect to backend

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 17:36:04 UTC 2006

On 12/31/06, Peter Bowyer <peter at bowyer.org> wrote:
> On 31/12/06, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > So, I suppose the first question is, How does the frontend know the
> > > namee/addeess of the Myth backend to atempt to connect to? Is it stored in
> > > the database (makes sense that it would be, since the backend connects
> > > directly to that).
> > >
> > This info is stored in two places /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt and
> > ~/.mythtv/mysql.txt. I believe the latter is used if it exists
> > otherwise myth uses /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt.
> The OP must be getting fed up with people telling him this. He's
> already demonstrated at length that his MySQL connectivity is just
> fine and dandy, but his problem is that the FE can't connect to the
> BE.
Ahh, sorry. I answered only that question because all other
information in that email was not helpful at determining the problem.


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