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

Glen Hawksworth glenhawk at optusnet.com.au
Fri Nov 16 09:53:18 UTC 2007

# Instead of skip-networking the default is now to listen only on
# localhost which is more compatible and is not less secure.

Does this mean instead of removing Skip-Networking I should remove

I will try it anyway but please let me know if I have done the right
thing (in case it doesn't solve my problem).


On Fri, 2007-11-16 at 10:10 +0100, Ralf Kleineisel wrote:
> Glen Hawksworth wrote:
> > When I type that I get no response at all
> > how would I remedy this?
> This means that your mysqld is not running or is not listening on the 
> standard tcp port. If your BE mythtv can connect it probably connects 
> via socket.
> Check your mysqld setup (probably /etc/my.cnf) and your mysqld startup 
> scripts. skip-networking must not be set.
> See http://dev.mysql.com/doc/index.html
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