[mythtv-users] Can't restore Database
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue May 15 05:37:00 UTC 2012
On 05/15/2012 12:48 AM, Bill Meek wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 10:53 PM, Greg wrote:
>> I was having problems with my setup so I decided to format and start
>> over...Everything goes fine until I try to restore my database.. I have
>> restored many times in the past and never had an issue...
>> Database Information:
>> DBPort: -1
>> DBName: mythconverg
>> DBBackupDirectory: /video4/db_backups
>> Any ideas??????
> With DBSchemaVer 1301, I believe you're running master with the new
> config.xml format.
> If so, the restore and backup scripts don't handle the new format yet.
> As a workaround, put this in the directory of the user running
> the restore/backup, adjusted for your system:
> someone at yourHost:~/.mythtv$ cat backuprc
> You may also find that backups running out of cron are failing and need
> to add this in the respective user's .mythtv directory.
> Note that the schema won't be part of the filename.
Bill's advice is good advice, but I went ahead and pushed a change that
will allow the backup/restore scripts to work properly with the new
config.xml format. The new versions of the scripts will still work with
the old config.xml format, too. Anyone who wants/needs the update can
pull a copy of the new version as described in the 2nd paragraph at
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