[mythtv-users] importing existing recorded programs

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Dec 30 04:27:43 UTC 2009

On 12/29/2009 09:51 PM, backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org wrote:
> Thanks for responding, but I think our e-mails are crossing.  I screwed
> up somewhat in my original e-mail because my problem there was *not*
> that I forgot the --directory and --filename options, but instead it was
> because I forgot the argument for the --create-database option.
> As I mentioned, correcting myself, adding in the path to mc.sql after
> --create-database caused the (as predicted in the script documentation)
> access denied error.  But since I had already created the blank database
> anyway, I didn't need the --create-database option in the first place.
> So now, I am stuck with the restore script not seeing the new empty
> database:

OK, still, upgrade to the latest restore script.  It will give you a 
much better error message and a means to see exactly why the DB login is 
failing (i.e. you can see DB hostname, username, and password to verify 
it's correct)



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