[mythtv-users] MythTV 0.23 Available

NT4usB ctmythtv at pacbell.net
Tue May 11 05:17:12 UTC 2010

Phill Edwards wrote:
>> (dreading losing years of tweaks, I can't begin to remember what they all
>> are, or even how I got there...)
> Before I do a major upgrade I use partimage on Sysrecue CD to take a
> partition image copy of my /boot and /root partitions (I don't backup
> the /video partition). So then if anything goes wrong I can restore
> easily (and I have done on quite a few occasions!).
> The other thing I do is create an ISO image of any relevent
> directories on my MythTV install and then burn it to DVD. I then have
> a backup of all the little tweaks, scripts and config files that I
> often need to refer back to.
> And sometimes if I'm feeling really up to it, I take screenshots of
> all the settings screens (such as channels) and paste them into a doc
> to refer back to later.
> This has saved me on a few occasions, so although it's a PITA, I think
> it's worth it!

I'll take the (4+ year) old drive out and put it in a drawer, use a new 
drive for the upgrade...

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