[mythtv-users] MacOSX MySQL Errors

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Sep 26 22:20:02 UTC 2007

On Sep 26, 2007, at 2:31 PM, Eric Robinson wrote:

> Here's my problem:
> 1) Start "MythFrontend.app"
> 2) The icon bounces in the dock for a while before actually  
> starting up.
> 2.b) I opened the Console to watch what's happening and it seems like
> there's a whole bunch of SQL related errors.
> 3) When MythFrontend.app starts, it asks me what language I want to  
> use
> and then goes to the database setup screen... with all of the correct
> database info for my backend (including the backend's database  
> password
> and IP address).
> My understanding is that MythFrontend is supposed to make a connection
> to the backend's MySQL database and fill in settings from there.  Is
> that the case?  Why can't I access it from my Mac?  Do I need to  
> install
> mysql somewhere special on the Mac?


You do not need MySQL installed on the frontend machine. You do need  
to set up MySQL to allow remote connections and tell MySQL you want  
your mythtv user from your frontend machine to access the myth  
database files.

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