[mythtv-users] Upgrade order for MythTV vs Ubuntu
jfabernathy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 24 08:32:08 UTC 2020
On 7/23/20 11:42 PM, Stephen Worthington wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:27:50 -0700, you wrote:
>> Is there any "preferred" or most stable Ubuntu version for the latest
>> MythTV? It seems like many people are running 18.04, but there are 19.10
>> and 20.04 versions as well. Other things being equal I would go to the
>> latest, but in the past I have seen people having problems running Myth on
>> the latest releases.
> There is a problem with the latest MariaDB versions which you get in
> Ubuntu 20.04. So if you want to use MariaDB, stick with 18.04 for the
> moment. If you are using lirc, the packages are broken on 18.04 and
> 20.04, but I have fix scripts on my web server for both now. I do not
> have scripts for the non-LTS Ubuntus. You can not do an upgrade from
> LTS to 20.04 yet - the 20.4.1 release which allows that is still a few
> days away.
I'm glad you posted these comments. I've been wondering about the Ubuntu
20.04 issue with MariaDB. I'm following the bug report
no update lately.
From my experimenting I believe that if I have to move to Ubuntu 20.04
before there is a fix, my only choice would be to back everything up
create a new Ubuntu 20.04 system and NOT install MariDB before I install
Mythtv v31 and proceed with MySQL 8. I have been able to restore a daily
backup from MariaDB to a new MySQL system using:
--create_database --filename /full path to
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