[mythtv-users] Instructions for mythconverge_backup.pl
Douglas_Peale at Comcast.net
Sat Jul 25 04:11:29 UTC 2020
On 7/24/20 8:49 PM, Bill Meek wrote:
> 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.
Thank you that was exactly what I needed.
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