[mythtv-users] moving database from FC4 to gentoo (mysql 4 to 5)

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 11 21:32:39 UTC 2007

Steve Hodge wrote:
> On 2/12/07, *Brad Fuller* <bradallenfuller at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:bradallenfuller at yahoo.com>> wrote:
>     On the FC4 machine running mysql version 4 I dumped the mythconverg
>     database using:
>     mysql dump -tc -u mythtv -p mythconverg > mythdb.sql
> This is the problem - the "-t" switch tells mysqldump not to put table 
> creation statements in the dump file. That's what you want if you will 
> be reimporting the dump into an existing mythconverg db. But you want 
> to recreate the db from scratch so you needed those create table 
> statements.
crap, I mistakenly thought it meant ADD the table statements. Although, 
I'm really stupid about database stuff.

> I assume you can't do another dump?
> You might be able to get it working by doing a fresh Myth install (to 
> recreate the database) and then importing the dump file into that. You 
> may have to truncate all the tables first.
> Cheers,
> Steve
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