How to setup mysql for mythtv (was: Re: [Gllug] Mythtv queries)

Ben Fitzgerald ben_m_f at
Sun Apr 9 20:54:31 UTC 2006

On Mon, Apr 10, 2006 at 12:19:49AM +0600, Emon wrote:

> >>I am a newbie running Slackware10.2 with KDE

nothing like learning on slackware! :-)

> So can anyone please guide me on how to get mysql up & running???
> Any pointer will also be appreciated..


a couple of quick googles and you have these:

generic mysql install howto:

mythtv specific mysql installation/setup:

mysql is pretty easy from a simple setup. all you should need is mysql
started from the init script (pgrep it to check it's started) then
create the database for mythtv by reading in the supplied config file,
as here:



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