[mythtv-users] I am an idiot - deleted everything without DB backup - a question...

Bruce Nordstrand 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.  :)
> Mike
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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