[mythtv-users] Disable Automatic Database Backup

Eloy Paris peloy at chapus.net
Wed Nov 11 19:25:18 UTC 2009

Hi Mike,

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 08:30:10PM -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:


> Sorry, I haven't gotten that far, yet.  We need a /lot/ more
> infrastructure to prevent automatic backups from corrupting the DB
> or recordings.  It's on my TODO--just might be below a much bigger
> job that will actually make the auto-backups /much/ easier.  :)

Hhmmm. Dumb question: why would a backup corrupt the database or
recordings? I mean, a backup just reads data, right? Or that's not the
case here? Is the issue that a backup cannot be made while there are
clients (backends, frontends) connected to the database?


Eloy Paris.-

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