[mythtv-users] Upgrade risk assessment

Todd thmyth at technology-consulting.org
Wed Oct 15 15:20:40 UTC 2008

On Oct 14, 2008, at 7:49 PM, Scott Traurig wrote:
> That said of course I am flirting with breaking the "If it ain't  
> broke..."
> rule. Nevertheless does anyone have any experience or guidance with  
> this
> transition? Your tales of success or failure would be most  
> appreciated.

I'm a big fan of the "If it ain't broke.." rule.  My historical plan  
for MythTV has been to leave it up and stable as long as possible,  
then build a new box and start from scratch when I need to.  I know  
the wrath of a Myth-Less wife and it's not worth flirting with..   
Unless you feel you have a need to run patches and updates at some  
point in the future, then it may be worth doing now so there will be  
less of a change in the future, but otherwise, leave it alone..  What  
about cloning the system volume to another drive and running your  
patches there?  Then you have a fall-back plan?

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