[mythtv-users] Can I have my remote frontend database running as a separately named mysql database on the backend?
derliebegott at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 11:35:09 UTC 2010
> And I guess most importantly, I really need to understand whether a
> frontend on a new machine can destroy the data in my backend
> mythconverg database. For example, if the frontend has a newer version
> of mythtv, will it upgrade the schema without warning or will there be
> incompatibilities leading to data corruption?
that "can't" happen because you "can't" have frontend and back in
different versions, at least if it is linux only.
"can't" = you can force it
> More generally, is the Windows version considered stable enough that
> at a minimum it is very unlikely to corrupt the database? In other
> words, I can live with Windows frontend crashes or missing
> functionality but I don't want to risk losing video data or corrupting
> the database.
make a backup and try it yourself
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