[mythtv-users] Watching TV through a frontend - how is it supposedto work?

Steve Daniels steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 7 08:20:34 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Alan Chandler
> Sent: 06 September 2006 23:16
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Watching TV through a frontend - how is it
> supposedto work?
> I have now got a backend and frontend installed on different machines.
> The menus etc seem to work, and I think I am talking to the backend,
> because I
> can get an (albeit empty) program guide for the channels I have set up.
> Attempting to Select the Watch TV menu, the screen goes blank for a few
> seconds and I then get thrown back at the point where I can select that
> menu.
> In the log running in the terminal window from whence I started it, I get
> lots
> of lines like this
> 2006-09-06 23:12:51.009 Unexpected response to MYTH_PROTO_VERSION:
> but also
> 2006-09-06 23:12:51.013 TV: Attempting to change from None to None
> Would could be going wrong, and how can I fix it?
> --
> Alan Chandler
> http://www.chandlerfamily.org.uk


This has something to do with not being able to access the correct mysql
database from the frontend machine.

Is your mysql.txt file on the frontend setup correctly? It should be in


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