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

Dan Wilga mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Wed Oct 12 14:21:57 UTC 2016

On 10/12/16 8:52 AM, James Linder wrote:
>> 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
I have a version of 0.28 I downloaded (I think from Sourceforge), and 
it's working fine.

Is there any chance it's a firewall issue? Are you running Little Snitch 
or anything like that on the Mac?

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