[mythtv-users] Reversing Master/Slave backend roles
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Sun Sep 18 13:43:21 UTC 2011
On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Michael T. Dean
<mtdean at thirdcontact.com>wrote:
> On 09/17/2011 11:49 PM, Tom Flair wrote:
> > Quick question, I'm considering switching the roles of my master and
> > slave backends. The slave is on a proper server with more storage
> > space and is generally left alone, whilst the master is my desktop
> > machine.
> > Would I follow the steps here?
> > Or just shut down the backend processes, run mythtv-setup and change
> > the ip address for the master backend and restart?
> > FWIW, the database is on the slave BE right now.
> The latter approach--just change the master backend "IP address" setting
> by running mythtv-setup on each host *and* update all
> $HOME/.mythtv/config.xml files (if nothing else, take the <USN> tag out
> of <DefaultBackend> so it will find the correct/current one). (This
> presumes that there's no reason to actually swap the host names of the 2
> machines--and from a MythTV perspective, there's none.)
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Fantastic! Thanks, Mike. I appreciate the quick input.
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