[mythtv-users] Upgraded the Ubuntu 11.10 and not Myth can't connect to MySQL

John Haywood john at jhit.com.au
Sat Nov 5 09:28:11 UTC 2011

On 30/10/2011, at 10:56 PM, Damian wrote:

> This could be the problem!
> I've just run phpmyadmin and tried to log in.
> I have tried every password for 'root' that I have ever set up (all 
> stored in KeePass), and I don't seem to be able to log in.
> Does upgrading ubuntu reset or change the mysql password? That can't be 
> right surely!
> Any ideas how to work out what's going on?
> I've just thought .. another explanation of not being able to log in may 
> be that the mysql server still isn't running properly. Maybe the 
> passwords haven't changed??
> I don't know. I'm lost here.
> Damian

Indeed it might be the problem - I've had a mythbuntu upgrade change my mysql password in the past.
Look in /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt to check

...and sorry if this has already been suggested


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