[mythtv-users] Database sizes

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 18:37:12 UTC 2007


> My 3.5 year old mythtv system dump from last night was:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 104M Aug 31 03:21 mythtv-2007-08-31
>
> Which is about 15MB compressed with bzip2:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  15M Aug 31 03:21 mythtv-2007-08-31.bz2
>
I was talking about the database dump if I was not clear...

Here is the command I used to generate that file

 # cat /etc/cron.daily/mythtv.cron
#! /bin/sh
mkdir -p /var/backup/mythtv
/usr/bin/mysqldump -u mythtv mythconverg | /bin/bzip2 -c >
/var/backup/mythtv/mythtv-`date+%F`.bz2

John


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