[mythtv-users] Migration issues from 0.20 to 0.22

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Dec 9 16:58:22 UTC 2009

On 12/09/2009 07:05 AM, Terjesen Jens Peder wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> No, because to do a full restore of the 0.20 database backup, you'll
>> have to drop the existing 0.22-fixes database.  Once you drop that
>> database, you can't start mythtv-setup or mythbackend until you've
>> restored the 0.20 database backup /and/ done the appropriate hostname
>> changes.
>>>  Is stopping mythbackend (and any other myth
>>> processes)  enough, or do I need to change the hostnames before ever having
>>> run  these?
>> You'll have to stop them (all MythTV apps on all hosts--all
>> mythfrontend, mythbackend, mythtv-setup processes) to drop the
>> database.  Once you drop/restore the old 0.20 database backup, you've
>> "reset" the clock on the "before starting..."  See
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore#Database_Restore
>> for information about dropping/restoring the database.
> But isn't it it possible to do a backup of the 0.22-fixes database before dropping it, do the steps you have described and then restore it again?

There are a few more steps required.  I don't plan to go through them 
because a partial restore isn't really useful (let alone required).


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