[mythtv-users] Move to new master backend

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 19:13:29 UTC 2009

One of the great things about most Linux distros is that you can
simply move the HDD into the new box and it will most likely boot
right up. There's no complicated HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer)
workaround needed to migrate an install to new hardware.

Is this what you were asking?

On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Mark J. Small <msmall at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I'm planning to move my current mythtv backend to a new box.  What is the best
> method?  Do I simply back up the database, install myth on the new box, copy
> the existing recordings and restore the database there?
> Also, I currently have 3 disks for storage, set up as /mnt/store, /mnt/big,
> and /mnt/huge.  On the new box, I will only have 2 disks for now. Do I have to
> recreate all 3 folders?  Are the recordings tied to the file location in some
> way, or just the file names.
> Any advice would be appreciated.
> Mark
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