[mythtv-users] upgrading from v29.1 to v30

John Hoyt john.hoyt at gmail.com
Fri Jan 25 13:27:44 UTC 2019

On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 8:10 AM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>

> I think it's critical that this be documented somewhere as doing it wrong
> is much worse than just installing mythtv from scratch.  Having a backup is
> good and needed, but if a problem arises during an upgrade it could take a
> lot of work to rebuild.
> Techniques to do this have changed over the years. back with going from 27
> to 28, I did dist-upgrade as directed and everything crashed and I had to
> quickly build a fresh system and restore my data.
> Jim A
The steps you listed in your first email are what I followed to upgrade on
my 18.04 system and I had no issues. That being said, I have followed
pretty much the same procedure since 0.22 and have had no issues, so you're
mileage may vary.

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