[mythtv-users] Myth cannot find tuner after reboot
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Apr 29 19:51:58 UTC 2008
On 04/29/2008 03:38 PM, Ian Hodgson wrote:
> I have been using MythTV 0.20.20070821 on Ubuntu v7.04 for the last 6
> months without any problems. Last weekend, I shut my machine down in
> preparation for a weekend decorating session.
> Decorating done, I switched the machine back on this evening only to
> find that Myth cannot find the TV card. I have tried the various tests
> that I used when setting up the machine and have verified that the card
> is working. I started the MythTV back end set-up program and noticed
> that there were no Capture Cards listed.
> I reinstalled my card, but
> without success; MythTV no longer stores the card data that I add. A
> little Googleification points to a corrupted database and a reinstall as
> the solution.
> This may be a good time to update to 0.21, but I have some questions
> about maintaining the data in my current configuration. Whilst the
> recording schedules are not so important, I would like to keep the
> recorded programs after the update so finally to the question; what do I
> need to do to fix my database and install the updated release whilst
> still being able to access my existing MythTV recorded files.
> I should add that I am not experienced with mySQL so I would appreciate
> a pretty detailed rely.
backup with: http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-23.html#ss23.5
upgrade MythTV, run mc.sql (
http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-6.html#ss6.2 ), then run
mythtv-setup, then restore your programs, etc. with
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