[mythtv-users] Upgrading from FC3 Myth 0.19 to FC4/5 Myth latest
monkeypet at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 06:18:14 UTC 2006
I was helping something with a fc3->fc5 upgrade last night that went sour.
So my suggestion is don't upgrade, do a clean install. Others had told me
the proper way to upgrade is fc3->fc4->fc5, but I would still go for the
clean install as you suggested below.
On 9/21/06, voidtrance at comcast.net <voidtrance at comcast.net> wrote:
> Thank you for your reply!
> Here is what I am planning on doing:
> 1. Save my database as it is
> 2. Save any importable files (xorg.conf, ~/.lirc, etc.)
> 3. Save any other needed info
> 4. Wipe the OS partition, leaving /video and /buffer partitions untouched.
> 5. Install FC4/5 on the empty OS partition
> 6. Import saved database into MySQL
> 7. Install mythtv-suite
> 8. Configure mythtv-suite
> All this seems pretty streight foreward, except the configuration part but
> running mythtv-setup should just do the right thing as mythtv-setup should
> find the old database and do any changes if needed, right?
> -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Michael T. Dean" <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> > On 09/21/06 12:54, Mitko Haralanov wrote:
> > >Hi, my Myth box is currently running FC3 with MythTV 0.19. It is
> > >working pretty well (although with a few glitches here and there).
> > >
> > >Now that MythTV 0.20 is out and looking at the very long list of fixes
> > >and new features, I really want to update my software. The difficulty
> > >is that I don't want to loose any of my saved recordings.
> > >
> > >My video partition is separate and it will not be touched during the
> > >install process but I am concerned about the database. Can I just dump
> > >the database and then re-import it into MythTV 0.20? Will that work
> > >correctly?
> > >
> > >If not, can someone point me to a document or just outline the
> > >procedure for me?
> > >
> > Basically, yes, but make sure you re-import it /before/ MythTV 0.20.
> > I.e. don't run /any/ MythTV 0.20 application before you import the 0.19
> > data. And, don't run the mc.sql script (because you're not creating a
> > new database--you're importing a backup of your old database).
> > If you're upgrading MythTV in place, though, the import may not be
> > necessary. It's only necessary if you somehow lose your MySQL
> > database. Note, though, that the backup is /definitely/ necessary. :)
> > Mike
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