[mythtv-users] Migrating from Fedora Core to Ubuntu

john sturgeon john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 22:46:25 UTC 2007

On 3/7/07, jedi at mishnet.org <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> >
> > The MythTv documentation provides instructions on how to move your
> > database to a new machine here:
> > http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-23.html#ss23.7
> >


> > This essentially performs a backup and restore, which is what I
> > believe you want to do.
> >
> > Other advice?
> >
> > You should plan to migrate both boxes at the same time.  Having the
> > frontend and backend on different distributions makes it very
> > difficult to keep the two at the same version.  And if the version is
> > different, the front and back ends will not be able to communicate.

I do plan on migrating both, but not simultaneously.

>    Not really. You just have to build from the same source. That
> process may be harder or easier depending on what distros are involved.
> I've found Debian variants to be pretty easy in this regard. Dunno about
> Fedora though. If you could easily manage the dependencies in the RPM
> distros, it shouldn't be a big deal.

I'm thinking here, that I will just use Edgy's MythTV rpm, unless
folks would advise against that?

John <><

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