[mythtv-users] Mythbackend daemon fails to locate remote mysql server

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon May 26 05:32:34 UTC 2008

2008/5/26 Larry K <lunchtimelarry at gmail.com>:

> However, I missed the one at  /.mythtv/mysql.txt
> Apparently, this is the file used by the daemon (and the one referred to
> someone in this thread, but I missed it), not /root/.mythtv.  Not sure why
> the packager installed the additional copy at /root.

The copy of mysql.txt stored in /.mythtv/ is caused by mythbackend
being run when $HOME is not set - this frequently occurs when using an
init script. Updated scripts for Fedora are available at

Nick Morrott

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