[mythtv-users] 0.19 Master Backend Can't Connect to Mysql Database

Ajay Sharma ssharma at revsharecorp.com
Tue Feb 14 08:14:32 UTC 2006

Chase Douglas wrote:
> I have been running mythtv for a while now with a master and a slave 
> backend. After upgrading to mythtv 0.19 on both the master and slave, 
> the slave can no longer connect. I get the following in the log:
> 2006-02-14 00:36:54.469 Using runtime prefix = /usr
> 2006-02-14 00:36:54.487 New DB connection, total: 1
> 2006-02-14 00:36:54.488 Unable to connect to database!
> 2006-02-14 00:36:54.489 Driver error was [1/2002]:
> QMYSQL3: Unable to connect
> Database error was:
> Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket 
> '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2)

There's the error right there.  Is mysql running?  Can you connect to it
 via the command line 'mysql' program?


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