[mythtv-users] MySQL server has gone away

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Fri Nov 6 16:39:22 UTC 2009

Dan Wilga <mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu> says:
> IMHO, a value of 600 (10 minutes) should be plenty. And on a system 
> where you generally only have a few clients at most, that value 
> should not result in too many zombie connections.

Just checked my my.cnf and it was set to 93600 (!); same with
interactive_timeout. Should I lower one, or both?

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