[mythtv-users] Semi-OT: Upgrade to FC3

Nate Thompson natet at buckeye-express.com
Fri Apr 1 13:55:12 UTC 2005

Thanks for the reply Jarod... I was able to get almost all the way through
your FC3 documentation, but seem to be getting stuck on the database import.
Once completed, it freezes when the Titivilus background loads in either
'mythfrontend' or 'mythtvsetup'. Only way to get control of the system again
is to restart. Would you have any ideas as to what I should look at to
correct this? Would importing the database back into MySQL as user mythtv
instead of root (as defined in MySQL) cause any problems?

If I build a fresh database, everything seems to work fine, so I think there
is something in the old database preventing it from starting properly (no
errors when writing 'mythfrontend -v all' to a file)? The old database was a
.17 running on a FC2 system. 

-----Original Message-----
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Jarod Wilson
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 1:57 AM
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Semi-OT: Upgrade to FC3

On Thursday 31 March 2005 09:32, Nate Thompson wrote:
> This is somewhat off-topic, but I was wondering if this would be an OK 
> solution to upgrading FC2 to FC3. I have messed up something in my FC2 
> install, so I figured now would be a good time to upgrade. My plan is 
> to dump the mythconverg database and store it somewhere safe, delete 
> everything but the /video partition, and do a fresh install of FC3. 
> Then I should be able to put the database back in place (once 
> everything else is installed of course) and it should all hopefully 
> work as it did before with no loss of recordings. Is this a proper 
> assumption, or am I missing something here?

That's basically what I've done in the past. No problems whatsoever. 

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com

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