[mythtv-users] I am an idiot - deleted everything without DB backup - a question...
brucen at ksl.com.au
Sat Sep 8 15:34:30 UTC 2007
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 09/08/2007 11:10 AM, Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
>> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>> ust goes to show, no matter how much of a hurry you are in, always
>>>> backup first......
>>> Definitely. I actually have a DB backup command in my master backend's
>>> shutdown script. That way, I don't forget. :)
>> Oh, and I have to get myself a backup command to automatically put a
>> backup somewhere else on the network. That or don't do Myth rebuilds
>> when I haven't had enough sleep....
> Ah. So sounds more like the backup you made was on the partition you
> formatted for a new OS install? My script wouldn't have handled that
> for me, either. :)
Bingo! Here was I happily thinking I was safe and did a format of hda1 &
hda4. About 1/3 of the way through the new OS install I suddenly
realised what I had done :( Once bitten, twice shy as they say....
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