[mythtv-users] importing existing recorded programs

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Dec 30 01:26:38 UTC 2009

On 12/29/2009 07:36 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 12/29/2009 07:22 PM, backuppc wrote:
>> user at mythtv:~$ sudo /usr/share/mythtv/mythconverg_restore.pl
>> --create-database --directory /mnt/sdb2/mythtv/ --filename
>> mythconverg-1214-20091229180321.sql.gz
>> I got
>> ERROR: Invalid database information file, stopped at
>> /usr/share/mythtv/mythconverg_restore.pl line 686.
> If you update your copy of mythconverg_restore.pl (by downloading a 
> new copy as explained at 
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore ), you'll get a 
> better error message:
> The argument you supplied for the database information file is invalid.
> If you were trying to specify a backup filename, please use the 
> --directory
> and --filename arguments. 

Oh, and in case it wasn't clear, it's the content of the error message 
that's important.

Now that you know you forgot to use the --directory and --filename 
arguments, you don't need to update your copy of mythconverg_restore.pl.  :)


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list