[mythtv-users] Totally screwed by software update
michael at thewatsonfamily.id.au
Thu Nov 8 04:12:41 UTC 2012
On 8/11/2012 3:04 PM, Lee Maisel wrote:
> Michael Watson wrote:
>> On 8/11/2012 2:36 PM, Lee Maisel wrote:
>>> Well, my system is toast.
>>> Apparently there's a buggy mysql update or something, because I let
>>> the updates run that popup in X,
>>> and after that, mythtv would not function. Found out mysql was
>>> messed up and wouldnt start, tried every way I could think of to
>>> uninstall and reinstall mysql, but always end up with errors, and it
>>> won't run.
>>> I guess I'm going to have to completely re-install Mythtv 0.25 and
>>> re setup all the things I had setup, and speech, and lost all my
>>> Any ideas how to get out of this mess?
>> Restore from a DB Backup. You do have backups of the Database?? Look
>> for a file "mythconverg-xxxx-2012xxxxxxxxx.sql.gz"
>> I would first try restoring with the update mysql, if that fails,
>> revert to previous working version of mysql and restore the backup.
>> For best results (easiest), use mythconverg_restore.pl
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Cant find those scripts anywhere . It's not the actual database,
> it's the mysql software that got messed up apparently. THe upgrade
What errors to you receive when trying to start mysql service? (check
your mysql log files)
Can you downgrade mysql to the previous version?
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