[mythtv-users] From ATRPMS Fedora to Mythdora
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun May 11 16:58:19 UTC 2008
On 05/11/2008 12:46 PM, Mike LaPlante wrote:
> Mike LaPlante wrote:
>> So, its about that time again, time for a complete reinstall on my
>> boxen. I'm currently running Fedora 7 and using ATrpms to get my MythTV
>> packages. F7 is fast approaching EOL and I want to switch over to
>> Mythdora for my installs.
>> Before I do so I want to make sure I won't have problems restoring my
>> database. I'm fairly sure Mythdora uses the same rpms from the same
>> repo, and therefore the schema's should be exactly the same. But I
>> wanted to ask before I screwed the pooch.
>> My current plan is to follow this guide
That won't work for an upgrade. See
>> I want to make
>> sure restoring those tables isn't going to mess up whatever it is
>> Mythdora sets up for me during the initial install.
>> Also, I'm putting in some new drives and repartitioning, so as long as I
>> put my recorded files in the same path everything should be gravy right?
> Replying to myself for bump. I'm trying to get started on this today.
> Question Recap:
> 1. Best way to get Fedora based mythconverg db in place after Mythdora
> install. Do a full install then restore my backed up tables?
And do a full restore.
> 2. Path issues, Mythdora uses /storage, my Fedora install used /video.
> Can I change that in Mythdora somewhere? Just use a symlink? I want to
> make sure the new Mythdora can find my old recordings. If I just copy my
> old recordings to /storage will myth be able to find them?
I don't know about the MythDora questions, but if you have /storage
directory (or subdirectories) specified in the storage group into which
you recorded your shows (or, at least in the Default storage group),
just putting the recordings into that directory will let Myth find them.
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