[mythtv-users] common noob question
Sarah Katherine Hayes
sarah at sarahhayes.is-a-geek.net
Tue Apr 29 14:37:43 UTC 2008
As others have touched on, QT might be built without MySQL support. If
you're using Gentoo add mysql to your use flags and go at it again (TBQH
so much is dependant on mysql you might want to just to the usual emerge
world). You might want to give us your distro for more specific 'how to
Is mysql working? /etc/init.d/mysql start usually fires it up.
Did myth-setup work Ok?
mysql -u mythtv --password=<your mythtv user's password, often mythtv>
-h <hostname of the database machine or localhost> mythconverg
worked example (using my system):
mysql -u mythtv --password=mythtv -h madcat mythconverg
If you get a little mysql> prompt appearing then it's all good and the
database is accepting connections. If you get a permission error/access
denied type message then you need to adjust the permissions/password of
the mythtv user in mysql. (type quit at the mysql> prompt to quit it).
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