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

Thomas Boehm mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net
Thu Nov 22 09:51:15 UTC 2012

R. G. Newbury wrote:

> On 2012-11-20, at 11:12 PM, Harry%20Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net
> <mailto:lifter89 at comcast.net>> wrote:
>> Sorry, but I've tried everything that you guys have suggested, and I
>> still can't connect.  When I try to log in from the command line using
>> "mysql -u mythtv -p mythconverg", I get the "access denied for user
>> 'mythtv'@'' error.
> The should no space between the -p and the mysql password. There must be
> a space after the -u user bit. And it is clearly confusing to use the
> generic name of the *database* as the password. 

The last argument in the mysql command is the name of the database you
want to log in. If no password is given after -p (without space as you
rightly pointed out), it will prompt for it.

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