[mythtv-users] From ATRPMS Fedora to Mythdora
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun May 11 17:30:34 UTC 2008
On 05/11/2008 01:14 PM, Mike LaPlante wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 05/11/2008 12:46 PM, Mike LaPlante wrote:
>>> Mike LaPlante wrote:
>>>> So, its about that time again, time for a complete reinstall on my
>>>> boxen. I'm currently running Fedora 7 and using ATrpms to get my MythTV
>>>> packages. F7 is fast approaching EOL and I want to switch over to
>>>> Mythdora for my installs.
>>>> Before I do so I want to make sure I won't have problems restoring my
>>>> database. I'm fairly sure Mythdora uses the same rpms from the same
>>>> repo, and therefore the schema's should be exactly the same. But I
>>>> wanted to ask before I screwed the pooch.
>>>> My current plan is to follow this guide
>> That won't work for an upgrade. See
>> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/332734#332734 .
> Well, I just checked and Mythdora installed 0.21-185, which is the same
> revision my Fedora install had. So the schema's should be the same
Right. However, you must have a fully populated database schema to do a
new-hardware restore (i.e. run mc.sql, run and exit mythtv-setup, then
do the partial restore). If you want to help test the scripts, they do
partial restores (and much more easily than 23.7).
>>> 2. Path issues, Mythdora uses /storage, my Fedora install used /video.
>>> Can I change that in Mythdora somewhere? Just use a symlink? I want to
>>> make sure the new Mythdora can find my old recordings. If I just copy my
>>> old recordings to /storage will myth be able to find them?
>> I don't know about the MythDora questions, but if you have /storage
>> directory (or subdirectories) specified in the storage group into which
>> you recorded your shows (or, at least in the Default storage group),
>> just putting the recordings into that directory will let Myth find them.
> Otay, yeah, Mythdora has /storage/recordings, so if I copy my recording
> files to that directory and put /storage/recordings/ in the Default
> storage group all should be well?
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