[mythtv-users] Reinstalling MythTV
jamesralexander at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 13:34:38 UTC 2005
Yes, I've done this before. I just did a complete backup of the mysql
database, then restored it once the OS had finished installing,
everything worked as you explained it.
Here is a link with the relevant commands (if you need them):
On 6/7/05, Piers Kittel <mythtv at biased.org> wrote:
> As I've accumulated a lot of cruft on my MythTV install, and a couple
> things that needs changing, so I want to do a major clean up and the
> best way I can see to do this is to reformat the /boot and / partitions,
> reinstall Linux and set up MythTV again. But I don't want to lose
> MythTV access to the recorded videos I have on /video - I assume if I
> make a backup of the database, wipe and reinstall, and restore the
> database, I assume I still will be able to access the videos?
> Thanks very much for your help in advance!
> Cheers - Piers
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