[mythtv-users] Upgrading Ubuntu

Peter Loron peterl at standingwave.org
Sun Nov 1 08:50:50 UTC 2009

On Nov 1, 2009, at 1:33 AM, Dave Pearson 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
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> 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.

I did a (non-Myth) upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 at work, including MySQL  
(whatever version 9.04 installed). The installer asked and I told it  
(after looking at the diff) to use the packaged my.cnf. No issues.


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