[mythtv-users] Backing up the mysql database

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 08:08:48 UTC 2005

> I'm moving backend servers, and I want to take my database with me.  I
> looked at the documentation at mythtv.org and did what it told me, but I'm
> getting an odd error. Can anyone help? Here is what I do.
> mythtv ~ # mysqldump -u mythtv -pmythtv mythconverg -c > mythtv_backup.sql
> mysqldump: unknown option '--name-resolve'
> I found this information from this page
> http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-22.html#ss22.5

This command works for me:

$ mysqldump -u mythtv -p mythconverg -c > mythtv_backup.sql

Maybe you need a space between -p and password or something. Maybe try
it without the password as per my command line and see what happens


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