[mythtv-users] Best way to upgrade from older Ubuntu versions w/ MythTV?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 20:09:33 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 6:25 AM, David Brieck Jr. <dbrieck at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 1:30 AM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com>
>> On 31 May 2010 14:52, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Basically the upgrade lTS->LTS failing made me nervous to ever do it
>> > that way again. I had a database backup though and that worked fine. I
>> > used the backup and restore tools that Mike Dean wrote (search the
>> > wiki for database restore and you'll find them)
>> I did an LTS -> LTS upgrade, on a remote server... It failed ; *but*
>> was all due to the non standard stuff I had done over the years that
>> didn't get upgraded...
>> So i have nothing bad to say about the upgrade really, it was pretty
>> flawless otherwise...
> The LTS->LTS upgrade is something I think I'm going to attempt. This weekend
> I updated my backend from Gutsy to Hardy and it went off without a hitch. I
> was mistaken in my original post, as now all of my myth related systems are
> on Hardy (8.04). Of course I will be doing a full database backup, but in
> general the only thing that never works after an upgrade for me has been my
> firefly remotes on non-standard channels.
> I remember reading on the list somewhere that Lucid has "0.23" only in name,
> in that it was a recent SVN checkout and not the actual released version. My
> plan then is to do the upgrades across the board then add in the MythBuntu
> repos to get up to where I should be with Myth. If this isn't the case
> please speak up, because I certainly could have been misreading the post in
That is the case, except it is the autobuilds you need to add.
> Once this is all done, I'm hoping to talk the wife into an HDPVR and the
> associated video cards, etc....
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