[mythtv-users] Help: Failed to connect to (127.0.0.1:6543) Connection refused

Craig Huff huffcslists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 7 00:33:03 UTC 2019


On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 7:17 PM Bill Meek <keemllib at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 9/6/19 7:04 PM, Craig Huff wrote:
> > Unless... it has to do with the fact that ~mythtv/.mythtv/config.xml
> contains this line:
> >          <Host>localhost</Host>
> >
> > I'll try changing "localhost" to the hostname of the master backend
> (same machine) and see what happens.
> >
>
> If this is a combined backend/frontend, then localhost is correct. Note
> that this
> refers to the *SQL* connection, not the connection to the backend itself.
>
> Using localhost causes a socket, rather than TCP to be used and is the
> preferred solution.
>
> This should return nothing (no differences): diff
> {~,~mythtv}/.mythtv/config.xml
> (maybe MediaRenderer will differ, or the order may be different.)
>
> --
> Bill
>
>

Hmmm...

So, if the settings in config.xml are for mysql, and the settings in
mythtv-backend point to the IP address 192.168.1.149, why is mythwelcome
trying to connect to 127.0.0.1:6543?

--
Craig.
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