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

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 22:36:25 UTC 2012

On 11/19/2012 04:28 PM, Harry%20Devine wrote:
 > Anyway, I did like you said: cleared out the files that you mentioned, ran dpkg-reconfigure mythtv-common, chose the user name and password,
 > and I get the same problem: I run mythtv-setup and it says it can't connect to the mysql database. I make sure that my host, port, user name,
 > and password are all correct, then click Next twice. I get the first screen back again saying it can't connect to the database.>
> Any other thoughts?


Is mysql running?
  ps ax | grep mysql | grep -v grep

If it is, using the password you chose for mysql, can you login?
   mysql -u mythtv -p mythconverg


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