[mythtv-users] How to upgrade?

Cliff Avey makalu at ansae.com
Sun Aug 26 21:14:01 UTC 2007

Thanks for the pointers everyone.

Do you think I can leave my system at FC3 with all the working drives 
(lirc, drivers for my pvr350 tuners, etc), and just upgrade the MythTV 
software itself, or should I make the leap to FC7 with the latest for 

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 25, 2007 at 12:36:52PM -0400, Cliff Avey wrote:
>> I apologize if this question has been asked before. Could you folks 
>> point me to some info about how to upgrade my MythTV while preserving my 
>> library of pre-recorded programs? I have an ancient version (0.18 on FC3 
>> with a 2.6.10 kernel, client/server setup). I assume I also need to 
>> upgrade my Linux. Problem is, I don't have enough hardware to build a 
>> 2nd server, and it records almost every day (at least it will until 
>> Zap2It shuts me off and I can't switch to SchedulesDirect), so I need to 
>> to upgrade quickly while preserving as much data as possible.
> You might want to read through the articles at:
> 	http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Category:Upgrading	
> (and of course, possibly write one yourself as you go. :-)
> Cheers,
> -- jra

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