[mythtv-users] Moving storage and database to new machine?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 19:05:23 UTC 2012

On Oct 1, 2012 1:08 AM, "Magnus Larsson" <magnus at vista.se> wrote:
> Hi!
> I am setting up a brand new backend for my Mythtv (all in ubuntu 12.04),
and need to move the database and existing recordings to this new machine.
I read in the Wiki on how to manage storage devices in the storage groups,
but am not clear on how to best move betwen different physical machines.
> My plan is to export - import the database and simply do a rsync of the
recordings to the new maching. The paths in the new machine will be
slightly different (bigger, raid5, as opposed to smaller and no-raid
> Any advice before I start and make troubles for myself?

Yes. Read the wiki page on backup and restore especially the bits about
changing hostname.
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