[mythtv-users] Migrating existing recordings to new Storage Groups

Janne Grunau janne-mythtvusers at grunau.be
Sat Dec 30 02:22:59 UTC 2006

On Saturday 30 December 2006 02:05, Matt wrote:
> On 12/29/06, Janne Grunau <janne-mythtvusers at grunau.be> wrote:
> > On Saturday 30 December 2006 01:13, Matt wrote:
> > > A couple of quick questions:
> > > 1) What's the easiest way to migrate existing recordings from the
> > > old recordings directory to the new storage groups method?
> >
> > The database update code takes care of this. It creates the default
> > storage group and adds the old recording directory to the created
> > storage group. No manual action necessary.
>   That really did actually answer my question, but I'm kinda going a
> step farther.  My current recording directory is spread across two
> drives on an LVM.  I want to destroy the LVM and create a single
> partion on each drive.  Any ideas on how to accomplish this?

With enough free space. Move all your data to a different location, 
remove the LVM, create ordinary partitions, format and mount them and 
move the data back.


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