joe at thefrys
Aug 7, 2012, 1:02 PM
Post #2 of 2
Re: Will reinstalling mythtv-backend kill the database?
[In reply to]
> I'm having some issues with my 0.24-fixes combined BE/FE.
> The wife switched the power off to the box and in the process created
> several thousand lost+found files and a broken FE.
> The quickest way to get the box back into a working state was to
> "apt-get install --reinstall" most of the myth packages.
> I didn't do the mythbackend as that seemed to be working, however I've
> still got some strange issues and wanted to finish off the
> re-installation process.
> My question is, will running "apt-get install --reinstall
> mythtv-backend" kill the database?
No... the database doesn't get created until you configure the backend...
if it already exists, and you provide the credentials, it will just use the