[mythtv-users] Database backup (was Re: connect an 0.22 front end to an 0.21 backend)
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 21 15:15:18 UTC 2009
On 12/21/2009 03:37 AM, Mike McMullin wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-12-20 at 23:01 -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 12/20/2009 10:50 PM, Mike McMullin wrote:
>>> Thanks Mike, I'll see if I can get the earlier version put on the
>>> laptop, frankly I'd love to just dump oS, but until I can get the
>>> database backup script to run, I'm kinda stuck with it.
>> The database backup script is something I /can/ help you with (and feel
>> free to step back into IRC if that was you in there earlier--I'm sphery
>> in there).
>> What, specifically is the problem with it?
> Not it, it's openSuSE that is the culprit, a number of the perl
> requirements fail even though they are installed.
>> If it's a lack of Perl support on your system (I don't know what oS11.1
>> is), you can always run the backup script from any other system with
>> Perl and the MySQL client tools installed (i.e. an Ubuntu LiveCD or your
>> frontend system). You don't need to run it on the same host running the
>> database server.
>> See, also, http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore . The
>> first section (
>> ) includes directions for downloading an up-to-date copy of the backup
>> If there is a problem, I'd love to fix it, so I'd appreciate your feedback.
> I'll try the 9.04 live cd and see how this works. Thanks for the
> heads up.
Note, also, that you can even do a backup of a 0.21-fixes database from
your 0.22-fixes frontend install. Forgot to mention that. The
backup/restore scripts currently (still) have no MythTV version
dependencies (and I'm trying to keep them that way).
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