[mythtv-users] New machine, transferring over

Lane Schwartz dowobeha at gmail.com
Wed Oct 6 01:16:26 UTC 2004

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 20:34:59 -0400, Ryan Steffes <rbsteffes at gmail.com> wrote:
> I hope this is as easy as it sounds in my head.  I'm waiting on my CPU
> to arrive from newegg before putting together a dedicated MythTv
> machine in the living room.  I've already resized the video partition
> to take up just 150 out of my 200 gigs and I've made a partition for
> the music I'm going to make it serve.  I left about 15 gigs for system
> and a small user file space for my wife.  What I'm going to have to do
> is take the hard drive and the capture card out of my current machine
> and put them into the new machine.
> Here's my plan:
> Install Linux fresh.
> Install MythTV on the new machine from the source I have running on
> this machine.
> Mount the video partition in the same place (/home/video) as it's mounted now
> Copy the database over
> Follow the steps to change the hostname
> Change the settings for the master server in setup
> It seems like it should be easy.  Anyone spot any glaring stupidity?
> --Ryan

Please keep us up to date on whether this works. I'll be doing
something similar at the end of the month.


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