[mythtv-users] Reinstalling FC4 and want to use backed up MySQL MythTV database

Matthew K. Lee fratlee at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 00:50:04 UTC 2006

On 2/12/06, Gary M <garymcm at gmail.com> wrote:
> I decided to upgrade my FC3 Myth box to FC4. The process did not go smoothly
> and I had multiple errors. Made the mistake of walking away from it for a
> week, and had no clue how or where to start. So I decided to reinstall FC4
> from scratch. I preserved my /video partition and dumped my MySQL database.
> I'd prefer not to lose the /video contents so I sort of planned to just
> import the database once I get myth back again. Is this a naive? Any advice
> would be welcome.
> --
> Gary M


I've had very good luck with this.  I used the "mysqldump" method of
backing up the database and then used the instructions to move the
data to new hardware as outlined in the MythTV documentation.  Please
see the following link for more details.


Good luck,


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