[mythtv-users] FE cannot talk to remote mysql

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 13 12:23:03 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Adam Egger
> Sent: 13 October 2006 13:04
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] FE cannot talk to remote mysql
> Hi,
> I'm just in process of setting up a new frontend (based on knoppmyth).
> I already allowed the remote ip to communicate to mysql on the
> backend.
> But all I see when I start up the remote mythfrontend is:
> "Access denied for user 'mythtv'@'noname'  (using password: YES)"
> I've *never* seen something else than an IP in this error message
> (i.e. mythtv at Why does it display this garbage? I just
> don't want to open my mysql for all incoming calls.
> Details:
> Using dhcp with eth0
> /etc/hostname = mythtv
> First line in /etc/hosts = localhost mythtv
> Any idea?
> Thanks,
> Adam

What did you call the new machine that the remote mythfrontend is running on
when you set it up?

Are you sure it's connecting to the backend?

Is mysqld running on the frontend?

Have you tried connecting to the backend's mysqld from the new frontend
using the mysql cli?

Steve Daniels

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