[mythtv-users] Cleaning my DB?

David Reitz dreitz at catdevnull.com
Fri May 28 16:36:00 UTC 2010

On 5/28/10 9:39 AM, Derek Stark wrote:
> Hey all:
> I'm about to move to .23. Notice how I didn't say "upgrade"? I'd like 
> to clean a lot of things out of my database. I've got a phantom tuner, 
> tuner IDs in the high teens, settings from old front ends that are 
> gone, etc etc. The only thing I really want to keep are my recordings.
> Does anyone have an idea how I should go about this? Should I do the 
> schema upgrade & then start blowing records away from tables that 
> offend me? Attempt to reinsert the recordings into an empty .23 
> mythconverg?
> I am not afraid of the MySQL command-line and have written a few SQL 
> queries in my day (previous life as a web programmer), but that 
> doesn't mean I'd know what to do within the MythTV context.
> Or should I just punt and export all my recordings out to MythVideo?
> Thanks!
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I just did this myself.  I used the guide I found below.  I found it 
useful, maybe someone else will as well.  Good luck!


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