[mythtv-users] mysql disaster

Damian Haslam damian at dickson.st
Sun Nov 15 03:15:00 UTC 2009

disaster reverted - I went crazy, backed up my new /var/lib/mysql directory, nuked it, restored the old one over the top of it, restarted mysqld, did the mysqldump thing for mythconverg, and then restored /var/lib/mysql

So, all good now...!

On 15/11/2009, at 1:50 PM, Damian Haslam wrote:

> On 15/11/2009, at 1:42 PM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 8:17 PM, Damian Haslam <damian at dickson.st> wrote:
>> Had a bit of a mishap yesterday, but I managed to save /var/lib/mysql
>> Anyone got any hints on how I can go about restoring mysql on a fresh ubuntu 9.10 install so I don't lose all my recordings?
>> Maybe this can help you:
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore#Database_Restore
>> Kevin
> Thanks Kevin,
> Unfortunately, I wasn't able to run a mysqldump before "the incident", and only managed to save the files from /var/lib/mysql, so that page isn't of much use I'm sad to say :(
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