[mythtv-users] MySQL issues on Mac OS frontend (other clients work fine)

James Linder jam at tigger.ws
Wed Oct 12 12:52:11 UTC 2016

> On 8 Oct 2016, at 8:00 PM, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
> I currently run a Mythbuntu server that was recently upgraded to 16.04 and 
> Mythtv 0.28 (from 14.04 / 0.27).
> I am able to run Mythfrontend 0.28 fine from an Ubuntu machine, but 
> whenever I try to run the frontend from my mac mini, it hangs. 
> Apparently it is having trouble with MySQL.  With the Mac OS client, the 
> MySQL logs show that connections are being aborted.  Sometimes complaining 
> about communication packets.  I have a solid ethernet network connection 
> and am able to verify I can connect to all ports from the Mac.
> Before I go down the path of trying to post links to my log files, is 
> there something obvious I should be doing?  Also, assuming you will want 
> to see logs, what is the most accepted way to present these?
> BTW, I can force the client to "work" for a bit by selecting a show to 
> watch and once the frontend hangs with the spinning wheel, if I restart 
> the MySQL service on the backend it starts to play fine.  It obviously is 
> talking to the database because it does show me my recorded shows.

There has been no response to this post. Does that mean nobody else has tried or does it mean nobody else has seen this issue.
I was about to upgrade my backend to 0.28 but one front end is a mac and I don’t want to break a working system so I froze in my track and waited


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