[mythtv-users] database recovery, no backup

Cecil Watson knoppmyth at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 16:09:24 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 8:46 AM, Ross Boylan
<RossBoylan at stanfordalumni.org>wrote:

> During an upgrade from .24 to .25 (using Marillat's Debian repository)
> my database got borked and the system won't start.  The standard advice
> is to restore from backup, but I don't have one.
Define system won't start.

> I have all the recordings, and I assume that data is likely still in the
> database.  I tried a little debugging, but haven't located the schema
> migration code.
> Any advice about the best way to proceed?
myisamchk -f /path/to/mysql/mythconverg/*.MYI
Post greater detail as to what the problem is.

> Thanks.
> Ross

Enjoy the day,

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