[mythtv-users] MythTV start up problems (permissions)

Piers Kittel mailing at biased.org
Sun Jan 20 15:51:42 UTC 2008


Thanks very much for your time, it is appreciated!

> First, tell me what user you are logged into the system as when you  
> start
> mythbackend by hand.

Root.  Which probably explains why it all works ;)

> Next connect to mysql at the command line.
> At the mysql> type the following
> USE mysql;
> Then type
> SELECT Host, User FROM user;
> Then respond back with the results.

destiny:/home/piers# mysql -u mythtv -p
Enter password:
Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 25
Server version: 5.0.32-Debian_7etch1-log Debian etch distribution

Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

mysql> USE mysql;
Reading table information for completion of table and column names
You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A

Database changed
mysql> SELECT Host, User FROM user;
| Host         | User             |
| 192.168.1.%  | mythtv           |
| | mythtv           |
| destiny      | root             |
| localhost    | debian-sys-maint |
| localhost    | mythtv           |
| localhost    | piers            |
| localhost    | root             |
7 rows in set (0.00 sec)


> Then post the entire startup script that Debian uses for myth. I use  
> Gentoo
> so I don't have an example of this.

Attached to this email.

Thanks again for your time!

Regards - Piers

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