[mythtv-users] help w/ error msg

Mark Steckel mjs at qwsa.com
Wed Dec 12 15:58:28 UTC 2007

At 10:41 AM 12/12/2007, you wrote:
>On Dec 12, 2007 8:56 AM, Mark Steckel 
><<mailto:mjs at qwsa.com>mjs at qwsa.com> wrote:
>2007-12-12 09:47:42.809 ERROR: LocalFilePath unable to find local
>path for '', but unable to find recording info.
>2007-12-12 09:47:42.810 RemoteFile::openSocket(control socket):
>                         Could not connect to server "" @ port -1
>2007-12-12 09:47:42.810 RemoteFile::openSocket(file data socket):
>                         Could not connect to server "" @ port -1
>2007-12-12 09:47:42.810 RingBuffer::RingBuffer(): Failed to open 
>remote file ()
>seems like there is a null or maybe a space where a machine name or 
>ip address should be.  I'd double check that the mysql.txt file in 
>.mythtv is correct ( assuming that your using one ) and make sure 
>that mythtv-setup has the proper entries filed out where its looking 
>for a name or ip address....

I was using the IP address in myusql.txt show I switched it to the 
hostname. Elsewhere things appear to be entered correctly.

When testing things after the mysql.txt change I noticed that the 
error messages appear when entering the program guide to schedule 
recordings... Not sure if this extra tidbit helps isolate the issue.


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