[mythtv-users] Preventing automatic backup on schema upgrade

Roland Ernst rcrernst at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 09:21:44 UTC 2020

On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 9:35 AM Mike Hodson <mystica at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 1:15 AM Stephen Worthington <
> stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz> wrote:
>> I am finally about to upgrade my main MythTV box from v30 to v31.  But
>> I will have a problem if it automatically does a database backup when
>> the schema upgrade happens, as there is not enough room on the system
>> drive to do a backup there.  And a backup takes around 18 minutes to
>> complete (the backup file is 2.8 Gbytes).
> ...
There exists a global setting ("DisableAutomaticBackup") with the help text:
"If enabled, MythTV will not backup the database before upgrades.
You should therefore have your own database backup strategy in place."

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