[mythtv-users] mysql disaster

Damian Haslam damian at dickson.st
Sun Nov 15 03:58:57 UTC 2009

On 15/11/2009, at 2:18 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 11/14/2009 10:15 PM, Damian Haslam wrote:
>> 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...!
> Did I miss the part where you said the incident motivated you to set up a cron job to run mythconverg_backup.pl ?  :)
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore

I'm not sure "motivated" is a strong enough verb ;)

Those hard-learned Lessons are the best ones huh?

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