[mythtv-users] Switching backends

Johnny jarpublic at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 19:11:19 UTC 2009

> I have finally completed setting up a new backend (the old FE/BE will
> now be FE only).  Is it possible to copy things like the recording
> schedule and previously recorded shows, etc to the new BE?  I don't
> want to do a full database backup/restore (do I?).  Just copy these
> few things.  It would be nice to not loose recordings, but I don't
> mind if they go away.  My interest is the items I listed before.

Sounds like you will want to use the official backup/restore scripts:
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore. You probably
want to focus on the partial restore option. Either way I would
definitely do a full backup. The wiki will tell you everything you
need to know.

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