[mythtv-users] Instructions for mythconverge_backup.pl

Bill Meek keemllib at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 03:49:07 UTC 2020

On 7/24/20 10:35 PM, Douglas Peale wrote:
> I had a script that ran mythconverge_backup.pl every night to make a backup of the database to my home directory which I backup
> and is on a raid mirror.
> I do this because I want my database backed up.
> Unfortunately, at some point this script has changed, and now even though I run it from my home directory, the backup is saved
> in the recordings directory which is a single drive, and not backed up.
> Of course, I lost by recordings drive, and therefore lost my database backups. I went and checked the drive the backups my
> script used to save to and found that the last backup was in November of 2019.
> I'm starting from a blank data base now, and don't want to repeat this problem, so I need to know how to tell
> mythconverge_backup.pl where to save backups.
> I did a google search but could not find any instructions on how to use mythconverge_backup.pl.
> I would appreciate it if someone would point me at the instructions for mythconverge_backup.pl.

It's mythconverg_backup.pl (remove the last e.)

If you type the command with --help or --help --help, you'll get detailed
instructions. Select the backup directory from the command line or a
backuprc file.



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