[mythtv-users] Help, after re-installation

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Nov 28 23:37:45 UTC 2009

On 11/28/2009 06:31 PM, J wrote:
> Hello,
>   So I was trying to do some cleaning of all the old stuff from my 
> myth system.  Its been running for 4 years, running well.  So smart me 
> decided that because things were slowly starting to break that I would 
> simply reinstall it and then restore the database, i should have a few 
> minimal problems but then be set.  However I was wrong. I followed the 
> instructions here http://www.mythbuntu.org/Upgrading#Clean starting 
> with Clean install 9.10 and keeping your database; and yea I got it 
> reinstalled and I got the database go to back in, however when it 
> books it says that all the recorders are busy but nothings recording.  
> So I would like to do one of the following, A) start from scratch but 
> keep the recording history and recording rules B) I'm not really sure, 
> I have the complete database backup and if I can just put that back in 
> and have the system be happy that would be amazing... I'm sure I'm not 
> the first to do this, so any help would be very nice!
> basically my plan is to take from the old database just the recording 
> history, and what was tagged to record please? I guess I can figure 
> out how to do the other stuff sometime later :\

Do both the capture card and video sources portion of 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/264034#264034 .


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