[mythtv-users] Use previous mythconverg on new install?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Nov 9 04:30:47 UTC 2011

On 11/08/2011 08:55 PM, Steve wrote:
> I am doing a fresh I stall of Mythtv on an updated machine/OS (going from FC12 to FC15). I dumped mythconverg from the old install before I started. Can I just restore this to the new MySQL

(if FC15's package gives you a database)

>   and be good to go?

Assuming you haven't changed the system's host name.  If you did change 
the host name, either consider changing it back or 

>    If so, at what point in the install process should I do it?

anytime after you have the new MythTV installed

> If not, can I save any of the tables, especially the table with watched episodes?

Actually, you really need to do a full restore.

> Unfortunately I don't know exactly which version of Mythtv I was using before. It was last updated in April or May. The new one is the latest version.

See, also http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Backend_migration .


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