[mythtv-users] Recovering from a nasty crash

Dale Pontius DEPontius at edgehp.net
Sat Aug 28 01:17:19 UTC 2010

On 08/26/10 19:26, emarkert at aim.com wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dale E. Pontius <DEPontius at edgehp.net>
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Sent: Thu, Aug 26, 2010 4:15 pm
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Recovering from a nasty crash
> I've not had a whole lot of luck with the myth orphans script.  The last two times I've tried using it it essentially wiped out ALL of 
> my recordings - none of which were orphaned.
> If you are going to try using this script I would suggest backing up the myth directory just in case.  You said you have a mysql backup, so 
> between that and the myth directory backup you could get things back to somewhat normal operations.
There's enough spare space on the new drive that I'll do that - just
make a complete copy of /media.  I'm not really planning to fully
exploit this drive until I build a new mythbackend machine later this fall.


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