[mythtv-users] Replacing current mythtv box
rbsteffes at gmail.com
Tue Oct 19 13:02:06 UTC 2004
On Tue, 19 Oct 2004 01:07:39 -0400, David W Davis
<davidw.davis at gmail.com> wrote:
> I believe that will only remove tuner card information and listing information.
> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 09:10:32 -0500, John <sephtin at techgodz.com> wrote:
> > I'm building a machine to replace my current mythtv box. I'm sure this
> > has come up, but haven't been able to dig it out of the archives or
> > FAQ's anywhere.
> > I'd like my new myth box to remember what shows have been previously
> > recorded, etc. But know that copying the entire database causes
> > problems if you change the host name... (previous experience... this
> > caused all items in the program guide to become unknown-unknown) :(
> > Any advice would be appreciated.
> > Also, when running mythtvsetup, if I remove my settings (say yes, yes,
> > rather than no, no)does that forget previously recorded history?
> > Thanks,
> > John
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I just did this exact thing and I only had problems that did not seem
to be directly related to the database. All you have to do is treat
it like a new install ( skipping the database set up) as far as
requirements and compiling go, set up your partitions (or shares)
properly, copy the database over and follow the directions for
changing the hostname.
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