[mythtv-users] Really nice MySQL backup script

Boleslaw Ciesielski bolek-mythtv at curl.com
Wed Sep 13 21:37:30 UTC 2006

Andrew Davis wrote:
> FYI: mysqldump is not a very restorable solution for active databases as 
> the tables aren't locked during a backup. mysqlhotcopy is much better. 
> Check out the script I use on my production mysql servers...

Thank you for sharing, but your mailer wrapped the lines. Can you resend 
it as an attachment?

Also, if the script locks the database then does it mean that mythtv may 
hang, potentially screwing up the recording in progress?



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