[mythtv-users] Problem with mythconverg_restore.pl

David Hampton mythtv at love2code.net
Wed Aug 4 18:33:19 UTC 2021

On Thu, 2021-08-05 at 01:46 +0800, Justin Smith wrote:
> Hi,
> The main disk in my mythtv box died (root partition). The disk I used
> for all the mythtv recordings is fine, which also has the mythconverg
> backups (automatically created by mythtv). But I have no backup of
> the mysql data folders themselves.
> I'm running 31-fixes on Ubuntu 20.04.
> After setting up a new disk with Ubuntu 20.04, installing 31-fixes
> (which installs mysql), etc, I tried to run mythconverg_restore.pl. I
> get the following error:
> $ /usr/share/mythtv/mythconverg_restore.pl --drop_database --
> create_database --name mythconverg --filename mythconverg-1361-
> 20210801074136.sql.gz --verbose
>  ...
> Does anyone know where I have gone wrong?

Leave off the --drop_database argument. This is a new install of mysql,
so there's no mythconverg database to drop.


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