[mythtv-users] name change effecting mythconverg database

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Mon Oct 2 20:57:11 UTC 2006

You can also do a mysqldump of mythconverge, then "vi" it and do a  
search and replace ":%s/oldhostname/newhostname/g" then drop the  
database and reimport it.

I saw a how to on that a while back but dont remember where.  Maybe  
google it a bit.


Quoting Nick Ellson <grimm at nickellson.com>:

> That help file I saw, but I am unsure if it applies to me? I went from
> "pixie.home" to "pixie.nickellson.com" the hostname did not change, the
> domain did.
> --
> Nick Ellson
> MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
> Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.
> On Mon, 2 Oct 2006, Michael Lynch wrote:
>> On 10/2/06, Nick Ellson <grimm at nickellson.com> wrote:
>>> (Note: Mythbackend and Frontend, same system)
>>> I just switch my linux systems at home from a generic ".home" domain to my
>>> personal domain ".nickellson.com"
>>> Upon rebooting the system, my mythfront end says it is unable to connect
>>> to the backend database, is it running. yadda yadda.. and at first I saw
>>> MySQL permissions as an issue, so i reran the GRANT command to allow
>>> %.nickellson.com and that cleared up. But the front end STILL complains
>>> that it cannot connect to the back end database.
>>> I used the private IP in both the backend and frontend configs (
>>> The back end gets to the data (well, no errors in teh backend log anyway)
>>> and upon launching the frontend I do see one successful connect to the
>>> backend.
>>> What can I start looking for to track down the issue? I dumped off my
>>> database so i wouldn't loose all the programming. Might this be in the
>>> MySQL database itself, because of my renaming the domain on this system?
>>> Nick
>>> PS: I have until the next air time of Grey's Anatomy to get it working, or
>>> the wife will make my life not so fun ;) j/k
>>> --
>> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO.html#toc23.15
>> Worked for me
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