[mythtv-users] Converting master backend to slave backend
mwahal at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 00:05:57 UTC 2008
On 1/3/08, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Jan 3, 2008, at 3:24 PM, Mudit Wahal wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've been running myth for over 2+ years. Now I've added another PC
> > and installed mythtv on it. I want to make this new PC as the master
> > backend and the older PC as slave backend.
> > The (would be) slave backend has lots of data about recorded shows
> > etc for over 2+ years. I think its valuable enough so that I don't
> > accidentally rerecord programs. It has two HDTV tuner cards
> > installed. In the new master backend, I'm planning to another PVR250
> > capture card to connect to dish receiver. The master backend will be
> > running 24x7.
> > I read in the faq and there is a section to migrate myth database
> > from one PC to another PC. Can I do same thing in my case and
> > migrate my older master backend database to the new backend and
> > configure the master's IP address in the slave backend.
> > What other gotchas I need to watch for ?
> > Thanks in advance
> > Mudit
> Yeah. It's easier than you think. Just mysqldump the mysql database,
> shut down that database (so you know you're connected to the right
> one), start up the other one, import the database, point your backend
> to it then point your old master backend (new slave) to the new master
> backend ip and you should be good to go.
Thanks .. will experiment this weekend.
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