[mythtv-users] How to connect a FE to a remote BE

Ralf Kleineisel ralf at kleineisel.de
Wed Nov 14 13:48:44 UTC 2007

Glen Hawksworth wrote:

> I hate to sound like a raging noob but where can I find a guide that
> will explain how to connect a FE to a BE across a LAN?
> I think I am having MySQL problems because I can ping my server but
> cannot get a connection with MythTV.

Can you connect from your frontend box to your backend's mysqld? ("mysql 
-h <backend-ip>")

If not check iptables and mysqld config. Use tcpdump and the log files.

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