[mythtv-users] Export db from dead system

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 03:25:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 3:22 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Kevin Plew <kevincplew at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Folks- I'm having an issue with grub2 and have decided to rebuild the
>> system. I can access the files on the hard drive via the live cd and
>> can chroot my old system.
>> Is there any way to export my database before I rebuild?
> yes use /usr/share/mythtv/mythconverg_backup.pl and then transfer the
> resulting backup to a USB stick or external drive or scp it to another
> computer.
> this wiki entry is great: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore

Come to think of it you may need to start mysqld in the chrooted system.

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