[mythtv-users] database problem

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Jan 25 02:27:18 UTC 2008

On 01/24/2008 09:07 PM, steve wrote:
> googled, but only found 1 similiar to my problem, but would prefer NOT
> to dump the database.  found schemalock and streams with "no index
> defined" through phpmyadmin, i dont know if that means anything or not,
> but its the only 2 records that say that.  going smoothly for maybe 6
> months, and then today, bang, this is what happens when i start:
> 2008-01-24 20:59:35.025 Told to create a NEW database schema, but the
> database
> already has 80 tables.
> If you are sure this is a good mythtv database, verify
> that the settings table has the DBSchemaVer variable.

Best bet is http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-23.html#ss23.7 .  I.e.
backup ( http://mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-23.html#ss23.5 ), drop DB,
run mc.sql, start mythtv-setup, exit mythtv-setup, then do 23.7 stuff,
then finish reconfiguring mythtv-setup and then mythfrontend setup.


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