[mythtv-users] Seeking advice, should I do a new install or upgrade?
chrislewis915 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 6 19:52:53 UTC 2012
I just ran 'do-release-upgrade' from the command line to upgrade my
mythbuntu to 12.04
Then set the mythbuntu repos for 0.25 and do
Et voila, all recordings etc still in place, you'd just need to do a
channel scan I guess.
On Sep 6, 2012 8:35 PM, "Joe Hickey" <jfwd at phlobus.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently moved, and I've finally got all my cat5 cables run where
> they need to go... Now I'm thinking about how to revive my mythtv
> My situation is this: old installation was in a small apartment, so it
> was a single combined FE/BE. I also hadn't upgraded it in a while -
> It is currently running an older (now unsupported) version of
> Mythbuntu and mythtv v0.24, and also the 2TB video storage drive is
> 100% full. In the new installation, I'd like to get back onto a
> supported distribution. I'm also doing some HW upgrades, got some
> additional disks, etc etc. I'm going back to a separate FE / BE setup
> (which was my setup before my last apartment) and the prior combined
> FE/BE box will go back to being an FE only. Of course it's a
> different TV service provider too.
> So basically, almost everything about my setup is changing -- OS
> versions, system roles, IP addresses, hostnames -- all of which can
> cause headaches when done individually. I'm inclined to do a new,
> fresh install of the latest Mythbuntu and set everything up from a
> clean slate.
> HOWEVER, the big caveat is that I'd like to keep all the recorded
> shows. Is there any way to import the old recorded shows into a new
> install? Or do I have to first upgrade to 0.25 then purge out and
> re-do my config (tuners, video sources, etc)? This isn't the easiest
> thing to do because I don't think 0.25 is pre- packaged for my old OS
> version, and AFAIK ubuntu version upgrades have to be done one at a
> time, so that's a big undertaking that I'd rather not do.
> Any other thoughts/suggestions?
> Thanks in advance!
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