[mythtv-users] database access

Ian Clark mrrooster at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 16:14:17 UTC 2009

2009/2/23 James Crow <james at ultratans.com>

> On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 13:30 -0500, backuppc at sundquist.imapmail.org
> wrote:
> [snip mythdb woes]
> The reason why your command line connection fails is the space between
> the '-p' and the password. When the command line mysql receives an
> invalid option it dumps a help message. Try something like:
> mysql -u mythtv -pmythpass mythconverg

Or just omit the password and it will ask you for it on the command line...

ian at pvr:~$ mysql -u mythtv -p mythconverg
Enter password:
Reading table information for completion of table and column names
You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A

Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 997
Server version: 5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.1-log (Ubuntu)

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

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