[mythtv-users] Export db from dead system

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 03:37:39 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 3:33 PM, mythtv at blandford.net
<mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:
> On 07/06/2010 06:18 PM, Kevin Plew 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?
> You can also just copy over the database without exporting it.
> Just copy the files from /var/lib/mysql to the new server.  This assumes the
> db isn't running on the new server.
> Then start up mysql.
> Michael

*Provided* that you will be running the same version of mysql!!

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