[mythtv-users] Long-postponed MySQL upgrades - pitfalls?

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 01:21:55 UTC 2012


On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 17:04, Michael <mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:
....
> Backup your /var/lib/mysql

I would consider doing a mysqldump here
rather than just copying the binary files.
It generates a dump that is compatible with
(almost?) any version of mysql.  If you are
following the recommended practices, you
may already doing a mysqldump on a
daily basis:

http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Database_Backup_and_Restore


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