[mythtv-users] Upgrading Ubuntu

Bruce Nordstrand brucen at ksl.com.au
Sun Nov 1 08:50:09 UTC 2009

On 1/11/09 7:33 PM, "Dave Pearson" <lists at the-pearsons.co.uk> wrote:

> Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
>> Don't want to put you off but my upgrade to 9.10 has been abysmal. The
>> update process went fine except for MySQL which failed to upgrade and
>> refused to start. No matter what I did (even after MANY Google searches) I
>> could not get it working which is not a good situation for the master
>> backend server. So I have been copying all recordings off the drive along
>> with every configuration file I can think of and am currently doing a full
>> install. Luckily I took a MySQL backup before doing anything.
>> At this point I am unhappy with the Ubuntu upgrade process, making me dread
>> any future updates....
>> Cheers
>> Bruce
> I had the same problem with the mysql-server-5.1 upgrade failing. I
> eventually got it to work by editing the my.cnf file and commenting out
> the skip-bdb line.
> Hope this helps.
> Dave.
Interesting, thanks Dave. I'll store away that little gem for a future
upgrade as I have no blown away the install and started afresh. An
unfortunate side effect has been ultra low WAF :(


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