[mythtv-users] mythtv-users Digest, Vol 69, Issue 114

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Jan 9 05:01:09 UTC 2009

On Jan 8, 2009, at 8:50 PM, William M. Sorgenfrei wrote:

> I appreciate the advice.  I tried mythbuntu and could not get it  
> running.
> Had database problems.  So I scrapped it and went back to suse11.1.   
> As my
> luck would have it I am still having database issues.
> For whatever reason mythtv still cannot connect to the database.  I  
> have
> verified mysql.txt as well as the username and password.  I can log  
> into the
> database via mysql -u mythtv -p mythconverg.  I also verified that the
> mythtv user account has the correct privs for the home directory.
> I have configured the system with a static ip address and I made an  
> entry in
> the /etc/hosts file to ensure name resolution.  Am I missing  
> something?  How
> do you configure the listener in MySQL?  I noticed my.cnf has port  
> 3306, but
> mythtv uses 6544 and 6543.  Furthermore, I do not see any entries  
> for the
> mythtv user or mythconverg in my.cnf

Look at the debugging stuff here:

I bet your distro has mysql defaulting with binding to and  
you're trying to connect with the real IP address.


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