[mythtv-users] Disaster recovery
hastymind at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 24 13:35:07 UTC 2020
On Mon, 24 Feb 2020, 11:12 Jim Abernathy, <jfabernathy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/24/20 4:18 AM, Andy Smith wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Lost the OS disk on my back-end in the week. Fortunately, recordings,
> > videos and crucially, a database backup from the weekend are all
> > intact on a separate disk. This was all running on Xubuntu 18.04 with
> > Mythv 0.29/fixes and a Hauppauge WinTV-QuadHD-DVB.
> > Replacement root disk arrived and I have rebuilt the OS. Am I right
> > in thinking that I just follow these steps (without going into
> > myth-setup):-
> > sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mythbuntu/29
> > sudo apt install mythtv
> > sudo adduser $USER mythtv
> > mkdir -p $HOME/.mythtv
> > ln -s -f /etc/mythtv/config.xml ~/.mythtv/config.xml
> > sudo reboot
> > then stop the backend, import the database backup using
> > mythconverge_restore.pl, restart the backend and I should be good to go?
> > Thanks
> I think that's what I've done in the past. You could do the same thing
> and convert to v30 with the same steps.
> Jim A
Thanks to all for the tips and advice, I will have a go at it later today.
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