[mythtv-users] Backing up mysql database.
tmetro+mythtv-users at gmail.com
Sun Sep 9 05:04:58 UTC 2007
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Tom Metro wrote:
>> . /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt
> Just be very careful not to let any stray commands in your
> mysql.txt--especially if running the script as root. :)
Good point, but I ran the script as the mythtv user, which is the same
user that owns /etc/mythtv/mysql.txt.
> Theoretically, I should never need it considering both my frontend and
> backend mirrored OS drives.
Not true. Mirroring saves you from hardware failure in one drive. It
doesn't save you from software or human error. A failed upgrade could
theoretically trash your database. Having historical archives is good
insurance against that.
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