[mythtv-users] Intermittent MythTV failure

Damian damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Thu Sep 13 10:58:51 UTC 2007


>> So what I'd do is:
>> 
>> 1)  Backup your database
>> 2)  Remove one of your capture cards.
>> 3)  Run mythtv-setup and "delete all capture cards"
>> 4)  Add one capture card
>> 5)  Associate the card you just added with your existing source.
>> 
>> Then you should be good to go.
>> 
>> Good Luck
 >
 >> The last time I looked at the backend log, I did it by quickly >loading
 >> it into gedit as soon as I came out of Myth so that I could cut and
 >> paste the info. Is that the best way to do it?
 >
 >for cutting and pasting that sounds fine.
 >
 >and ...
 >
 >tail -f /path/logfilename
 >
 >is usefull for watching the log in real time
 >
 >
 >>
 >> Also, could I be cheeky and save myself a search by asking you for >the
 >> best way to back up my database?
 >
 ><sigh>
 >
 >adapted from http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Backup_your_database
 >
 >mysqldump -u mythtv -p --extended-insert --databases mythconverg > 
 >database.bak
 >Password: mythtv
 >
 >that's assuming you're using the default database username and
 >password. Run it as your mythtv user.
 >

Thanks for that. Much appreciated!

Damian


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