[mythtv-users] importing existing recorded programs

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Dec 30 00:36:25 UTC 2009


On 12/29/2009 07:22 PM, backuppc wrote:
> user at mythtv:~$ sudo /usr/share/mythtv/mythconverg_restore.pl
> --create-database --directory /mnt/sdb2/mythtv/ --filename
> mythconverg-1214-20091229180321.sql.gz
>
> I got 
>
> ERROR: Invalid database information file, stopped at
> /usr/share/mythtv/mythconverg_restore.pl line 686.
>   

If you update your copy of mythconverg_restore.pl (by downloading a new 
copy as explained at 
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore ), you'll get a 
better error message:

The argument you supplied for the database information file is invalid.
If you were trying to specify a backup filename, please use the --directory
and --filename arguments.

Mike




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