[mythtv-users] Backend upgrade question

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Nov 3 20:29:49 UTC 2011

On 11/03/2011 01:37 PM, Tim wrote:
> I recently upgraded from 0.21 to 0.24 (three times because it kept 
> recording new shows before I had time to migrate all of my systems) 
> using the mythconverg_backup and mythconverg_restore scripts.  The 
> process went very smoothly each time.  In my case, I used a separate 
> hard drive to do the new installation on so I was guaranteed to not 
> lose data, but it wasn't a problem in the end anyway.  I wrote up the 
> experience here if you want to take a 
> look: http://www.missingremote.com/guide/migrating-mythtv-database-between-installations

Great rundown.  Thought I'd mention a little typo, though, in case you 
can change it...  You wrote --dump_database rather than --drop_database 
.  Not a big deal and likely one that a user will figure out with the 
error messages.


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