[mythtv-users] Upgrading Ubuntu
peterl at standingwave.org
Sun Nov 1 08:50:50 UTC 2009
On Nov 1, 2009, at 1:33 AM, Dave Pearson wrote:
> Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
>> Don't want to put you off but my upgrade to 9.10 has been abysmal.
>> update process went fine except for MySQL which failed to upgrade and
>> refused to start. No matter what I did (even after MANY Google
>> searches) I
>> could not get it working which is not a good situation for the master
>> backend server. So I have been copying all recordings off the drive
>> with every configuration file I can think of and am currently doing
>> a full
>> install. Luckily I took a MySQL backup before doing anything.
>> At this point I am unhappy with the Ubuntu upgrade process, making
>> me dread
>> any future updates....
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> I had the same problem with the mysql-server-5.1 upgrade failing. I
> eventually got it to work by editing the my.cnf file and commenting
> out the skip-bdb line.
> Hope this helps.
I did a (non-Myth) upgrade from 9.04 to 9.10 at work, including MySQL
(whatever version 9.04 installed). The installer asked and I told it
(after looking at the diff) to use the packaged my.cnf. No issues.
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