[mythtv-users] New installation errors

Mark Perkins perkins1724 at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 18 03:24:54 UTC 2017

On 18 September 2017 10:08:52 am Dick Steffens <dick at dicksteffens.com> wrote:

> On 09/16/2017 10:12 PM, Dick Steffens wrote:
>> On 09/16/2017 07:56 PM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
>> <...>
>>> Or you can restore an old backup database, and then let mythtv-setup
>>> upgrade it to the latest schema.
>> I do have one another machine running MythTV. I'll try to figure out
>> how to do the backup from
>> https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore and see how
>> well that works.
> Some success. I successfully restored a backup from my older Myth
> machine. And I saw it convert from the old schema to the new one.
> mythfilldatabase runs with some errors (too small print to read) but it
> finished.
> However, when I run MythTV Frontend from the Applications/Sound and
> Video menu, it shows up in the task bar, but nothing else happens, and
> the mouse cursor disappears. Of course, as I'm typing this, (on a
> different machine) the front end did show up, but had an error message
> about not being able to connect to ... (the message went away). The only
> way forward is to open a terminal window, run ps ax | grep myth, and
> kill the two processes shown.
> Also, when I try to navigate in Firefox to  http://localhost:6544 I'm
> told, "Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at
> localhost:6544."
> Thoughts on where I should go from here will be appreciated.
> --
> Regards,
> Dick Steffens

Are you sure the delay is not just mythfrontend upgrading the plugins? 
Happens on first run.

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