[mythtv-users] Upgrade Madness

Roland Ernst rcrernst at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 10:48:50 UTC 2021

On Sat, Dec 4, 2021 at 11:36 AM Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>

> On 04/12/2021 02:46, Martin Compton wrote:
> >
> > Could I demote
> > the current backend to be a slave backend while I get things working?
> Or at least point the old
> > machine to the new one's database?
> >
> I don't think this will be possible since the old backend will have the
> old database version in it.
> It will probably barf on connecting to the new, updated database on the
> new master backend.
> I'm also not sure if a slave backend requires the master backend to be
> running in order to function.
> If so, then you might as well do what you planned, just build a new v31
> master backend, copy the db
> dump to it and let the v31 mythtv-setup upgrade it.
> --
> Mike Perkins
This page is  worth to read:
especially, the section
"The Role of mythconverg_backup.pl When Changing MythTV Versions"

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