[mythtv-users] winmyth database connection.

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 1 08:07:03 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Robert May
> Sent: 31 August 2006 18:06
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] winmyth database connection.
> Hi, I'm trying to get winmyth to work on a winxp laptop.  I hve the
> DSfilters configured to coonnect to the same ip that my router assigns
> to my linux box.  I've entered the correct mysql password.  I've
> allowed the laptop to make connection to the linux box through my
> firewall.  I can connect to mythweb.  But, when  I try to test the
> mysql connection it fails.  Has any one had this problem?  Do I need
> to set anything up on the linux side?
> Thanks,
> Robert

Have you set up mysql to allow external connections from your laptop's IP
using the username and password you are trying? (If you don't have any
remote frontends you've most likely never done this)

Google mysql users and permissions. It is also documented in the manual
somewhere I think..


Steve Daniels

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