[mythtv-users] New IP address not used by Database

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 03:32:20 UTC 2020

On 6/21/20 7:03 PM, Barry Martin wrote:


> (2) The second “Retry” command line result:
> barry at Backend-3:~$ mysql --user=mythtv --password --host=localhost mythconverg
> Enter password:


> Welcome to the MariaDB monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.


> OK, that looks semi-promising. Typed 'exit' as I no instructions on what to do next. Well, while I’m in the database; I do have this to do:

That command used the credentials from config.xml and works OK.

You should now be able to run mythtv-setup. Or at least proceed to the
next problem.

>> Remove ~/.mythtv/config.xml and link it to the one in /etc:
>>     ln -s /etc/mythtv/config.xml ~/.mythtv/config.xml
> Checked and “etc’s” has host=localhost. (Just verifying before doing! Not that I don’t trust but want to make sure we’re not accidentally 
> creating a bigger problem.)
> ls ~/.mythtv/config.xml ==> now is light blue on black, so must be the “I’m a link” colour. cat /home/barry/.mythtv/config.xml looks good.

Good. ls -l ~/.mythtv/config.xml will show a leading 'l', which means
link plus the file it links to.


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