[mythtv-users] Myth Front End can't connect with database

Donald Webster fryfrog at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 19:03:46 UTC 2007

On the laptop, did you edit your mysql.txt to point to the right db?

On 4/3/07, Lan Barnes <lan at falleagle.net> wrote:
> Newbie. I installed mythfrontend plus dependencies on my laptop using the
> MythDora 3.2 DVD image. The back end is MythDora as well. I changed the
> back end from (two places, same screen in mythsetup) to
> (IP mildly changed to give pitifully little protection). Myth
> on the server still works, so I assume the changes took in both places.
> mythconverge user and password mythtv/mythtv, the default.
> On the server as root, I ran:
>   mysql -u root mythconverge
> Then, in mysql> I ran
>   grant all on mythconverge.* to mythtv@"192.168.1.%" identified as "mythtv";
>   flush privileges;
> Both returned with 0 records updated, which I accepted as success (because
> I didn't expect any recoprds to change).
> Now when I go into mythfrontend on the laptop, it goes into the config
> screens with the message that it can't connect with the database.
> What should I check/do?
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