[mythtv-users] Import Old Previously Recorded database table?

greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Mon Sep 1 13:22:10 UTC 2008

Ryan Wilson wrote:
> I had an 0.20.2 mythtv install that worked great for me. But I had to 
> stop using that computer and I was able to dump the MySQL database 
> before I lost access to that machine. Now I've got a 0.21 mythtv 
> install on a new computer that's working great. I don't mind to 
> reinput the recording schedule for my favorite TV shows, but I hate 
> that the new install doesn't know about all the episodes I watched on 
> the previous Myth box.
> So, my question is, with the database dump from my 0.20.2 box, can I 
> just import the oldrecorded table into my 0.21 database and have it 
> "know" about all the shows I've already seen? Or is more complicated 
> than that? I'm familiar with mysql and SQL and don't mind messing 
> around with them if there is no easier way to restore this data. The 
> tables look the same so I think I'll just try it out and see what 
> happens, but I'd like to see if anyone else had any experience with 
> this or know if the contents of the table depended on anything else 
> that I should also import.
> Ryan
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