[mythtv-users] Migration question: 0.20 trunk to 0.20.2 release

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 03:20:08 UTC 2007

On 8/31/07, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> This weekend I'll be migrating my system to 0.20.2.  My current system
> is a combined FE/BE running 0.20 SVN trunk code from January.  I want
> to switch to a system with FE and BE on separate computers running
> 0.20.2.  And I want to migrate my recordings to the new backend.
> Will following section 23.7 of the documentation (Moving your data to
> new hardware) work in this case?  Given that there are likely DB
> changes between these two versions, I'm guessing Myth would be
> confused if I inserted some records from my old DB into the new one
> and some of the fields were different.
> If it won't work, any suggestions for the best way to migrate my
> recordings?  I probably have on the order of 20 to 30 shows.

How about dumping the database with mysql dump. Then restoring it on
the new master backend machine. Use the backup and restore proceedure.
Then after the database is restored on master backend install the new
version of myth and it will automatically upgrade the tables.


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