[mythtv-users] New install and my problmes.

Brian Schott bschott at east.isi.edu
Fri Feb 2 15:45:21 UTC 2007


I run into the same issue with my Debian box.  I get around it by  
switching to a text console session (CMD-OPT-5 for example), logging  
in as root, then doing my mythtv-backend start/stop/restart.


---
Brian Schott

On Feb 2, 2007, at 9:58 AM, David Watkins wrote:

>> damian at MythBox:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend stop
>> Stopping MythTV server: mythbackend .
>> damian at MythBox:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend start
>> Starting MythTV server: mythbackendSession management error:
>> Authentication Rejected, reason : None of the authentication  
>> protocols
>> specified are supported and host-based authentication failed
>
> Hmm, that looks unfamiliar.  Maybe that's a sudo configuration error?
> What happens if you su and run /etc/init.d/mythtv-backend start as
> root?  Is mythbackend actually failing to start?  Or maybe the startup
> script is trying to start mythbackend as a user that doesn't exist on
> your system.
>
>
>> damian at MythBox:~$ mysql -u root -p < /usr/share/mythtv/sql/mc.sql
>> Enter password: [ENTER] (for no password)
>> damian at MythBox:~$
>> Takes me back to the prompt.
>
> Well maybe that worked?
>
> what happens now if you do:
>
> $ mysql -u mythtv -p mythconverg
>
> and give mythtv as the password?
>
> You should get to  the mysql prompt
>
> mysql>
>
> If you do then try
>
> select * from cardinput;
>
> which should return a row for each capture card that you have  
> installed.
>
> type quit to exit.
>
> If that all worked then try to restart the backend and look in the
> backend log to see if things look any healthier.
>
> Good Luck
>
>
>
>>
>> I don't seem to have a directory called 'database'. My mc.sql file  
>> is in /usr/share/mythtv/sql. I tried the same commands from that  
>> location but  I'm still in the same position
>>
>> I'm trying to get my head around what you said about users and  
>> what maybe going on there. I'm not sure where my problem lies any  
>> more.
>>
>> Thanks for helping out David!
>>
>> Damian
>>
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