mysql and mythtv

Posted on 2005-05-08
Last Modified: 2010-04-22

I'm trying to install mythtv (at program for watching tv on linux) on suse 9.2 and I almost have it except for some mysql stuff.  When I try to run mythfrontend, it can't connect to the database because of this error:

Database error was:
Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL client

I have used webmin and given the correct user all permissions in the correct database, but I can't figure out how to disable authentication so I can get this thing to work!

If you need more info, please let me know,


Question by:Shaun32
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    sounds like you have installed mysql 4.1 or later
    try to install mysql 3.23.x or 4.0.x or check mythtv's docs how to use mysql 4.1.x

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