[mythtv-users] What's the best way to restore a crashed MythTV 0.21 ?

greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Fri Nov 27 21:14:06 UTC 2009

Andrew Junev wrote:
> Hello All,
>   I had some problems upgrading Fedora on my mythbackend from FC8 to
>   F12. My system drive got corrupted somewhere during upgrade process,
>   so I decided to reinstall the system completely.
>   F12 is now up and running, and I still have partially-available
>   system drive with an old FC8 installation (in case I need some
>   configuration files from there).
>   I also have a data drive with some LiveTV recordings and a lot of
>   videos in the Video Archive. It would be nice to restore the
>   database in order not to loose this data, including names of the
>   videos in Video Archive. (Yes, I do have a database backup from my
>   Myth 0.21). 
>   What's the best way to install MythTV now? My target is to have
>   MythTV 0.22 running. But I previously had 0.21 installed, so maybe
>   it's a good idea to install 0.21 first, restore a database and check
>   that everything is running properly? 
>   Is there a way to install MythTV 0.21 from RPMFusion in Fedora 12
>   now?
>   Or... Is there any guide to restore 0.21 database on the new 0.22
>   MythTV?
>   Thanks!
Just install Fedora 12 and install Mythtv 0.22 and follow the directions 
at http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore to restore 
your database...

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