[mythtv-users] Setting up a new backend from scratch

Harry Devine lifter89 at comcast.net
Mon Nov 19 21:30:17 UTC 2012

Nope, same problem.  Just keeps on looping back to the first screen.


Mark Greenwood <fatgerman at gmail.com> wrote:

>On Monday 19 Nov 2012 21:06:43 Harry%20Devine wrote:
>I have a backend on the latest 0.25-fixes that went "belly up" on me
>the other day (it boots to a BusyBox prompt, and I suspect the hard
>disk failed).  My main PC in my house is running Ubuntu, so I figured
>I'd configure MythTV on it since my tuners are 1 HDHR and 1 HDHR Prime.
>I have no problem starting over from scratch with a fresh MythTV
>installation, I just don't want to reinstall from a Mythbuntu CD.
>My main PC used to have act as a frontend, but now I'd like have a
>combined BE/FE combo.  I tried using the mythbuntu control center to
>configure the backend role, but whenever I run mythtv-setup, it tells
>me that it can't connect to the mysql server, even though its running. 
>I get prompted for my country and language, then it says that it can't
>connect to my mysql database on my IP.  So, what I want to know is the
>1) How do I remove the previous FE stuff?
>You probably just need to delete ~/.mythtv/config.xml, otherwise it'll
>still be looking for your old backend. That probably answers question 2
>as well.
>2) How do I configure mysql properly so the mythtv-setup will connect
>to it.
>3) Are there any other "gotchas" that I haven't covered in this
>Thanks for any advice!
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