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

Craig Huff huffcslists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 7 00:36:30 UTC 2019


On Fri, Sep 6, 2019 at 7:33 PM Craig Huff <huffcslists at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
>

Could it be that the local loopback hardware on my several year old mobo is
acting up (failing) even though the network connection is fine?

--
Craig.
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