[ubuntu-mythtv] Accessing recordings from previous installation (0.24)

Mario Limonciello superm1 at ubuntu.com
Wed Jan 25 20:48:01 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 14:21, Eric Shubert <ejs at shubes.net> wrote:

> On 01/25/2012 07:44 AM, vince wrote:
>> On Tuesday 24 Jan 2012 20:50:01 Eric Shubert wrote:
>>> I recently rebuilt my mythbuntu 11.10 (mythtv 0.24) backend. I have
>>> recordings from my previous host (also from 0.24) stored on a separate
>>> drive (/mnt/stor1/recordings) which no longer show up as recorded
>>> programs.
>> Did you backup all of your database from the old system by exporting all
>> tables and then inport the old tables into the new one?
>> [If you can, I strongly suggest you do so. Such scripts are within the
>> mythtv's but I cannot remember exactly where but if you do a search on
>> database backups on the mythtv forums you will find them as well as
>> instructions in their usage].
>> If not, then you will not get access to the recordings and more
>> importantly,
>> have all of your recording rules, what programmes you have previously
>> recorded
>> and watched etc, so will have to start again recording previous
>> programmes .
> It appears that a re-install of mythbuntu using the option to keep old
> settings doesn't include the database. :(
> Thanks to both Vince and Brian. I had just begun using the former backend,
> so there wasn't anything there that I can't live w/out. I will be keeping
> track of database backups most carefully in the future. :)
> --
> -Eric 'shubes'
Ah that's probably a bit confusing.  You're referring to the partition
selection page right?  If so, that's presented by the Ubuntu portion of the
installer, we should probably find a way to make that more intelligent for
mythbuntu type installs. Would you mind filing a bug to track this with
some more details like which page had asked you that and the things you

Mario Limonciello
superm1 at gmail.com
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