[mythtv-users] Retrieving old Myth database for new install

John Coman jc at protypegraphics.com
Fri Jul 16 18:21:40 UTC 2010

Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> On 7/16/2010 10:04 AM, John Coman wrote:
>> I had a MythTV setup using Ubuntu 9.04.  I was having problems and
>> decided to upgrade to 10.04.
>> Upon restart after installing 10.04 my system crashed and would never
>> boot again.
>> I then installed 10.04 on a new partition along with Myth. That all
>> seems to be working but I don't have access to any of my old recordings.
>> Also the database that tracks which shows have been recorded is not
>> available.
>> To summarize:
>> Original Myth 9.04 on partition A.
>> New Myth using 10.04 on partition B
>> All myth recording on a different Drive X.
>> How do I tell Myth to look on Drive X?
>> I still have the original although corrupt files on Partition A.
>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>> jcoman
> <snip>
> What is corrupt on partition A?  The entire drive/file system or just 
> the OS? Can you access partition A from the new install on partition b?
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Appears to be only the OS. 

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