[mythtv-users] versions mix & match ?

Per Jessen per at computer.org
Mon Feb 27 17:09:04 UTC 2023

Mike Perkins wrote:

> On 27/02/2023 15:08, Per Jessen wrote:
>> James wrote:
>>>> On 27 Feb 2023, at 7:19 pm, Per Jessen <per at computer.org> wrote:
>>>> Peter Bennett wrote:
>>>>> On 2/26/23 10:21, Per Jessen wrote:
>>>>>> hello,
>>>>>> I have a setup consisting of two backends, a database machine and
>>>>>> two frontends.  All version 30.  I'm working on adding a third
>>>>>> backend (for migration purposes).  For now, on this new backend,
>>>>>> I've installed 31 (happens to be all that is currently available
>>>>>> for openSUSE), so mythtv-setup is of course suggesting a database
>>>>>> schema upgrade.
>>> FYI I built fixes/32 and fixes/33 for tumbleweed and for 15.4
>>> I had to handhold. ansible,
>> Packman usually builds mythTV for openSUSE, but whoever is looking
>> after it hasn't been able to make it build for 15.4.  A python issue
>> afaict. For now, I don't want to upgrade my entire system, I just
>> want to add another backend and then migrate off existing backends. 
>> (old hardware).
> The difficulty you face is that your new host will presumably be the
> master backend in future.

The current master is already on an NFS root filesystem, moving it to
new hardware should be easy. 

> I'm not sure that's easy to do by just adding a new backend to your
> existing network and then changing a few settings.

I've done it once already, in 2019 I think.  I don't remember it being
too difficult.  I replaced the master backend and moved the database to
a separate box. 

Per Jessen, Zürich (-1.1°C)

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