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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 30 2010 2:10am
Subject:Re: Is conversion required?
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On Sep 29, 2010, at 5:15 PM, Paul Halliday wrote:

> I just converted (reinstalled) a FreeBSD system from i386 to amd64. Of
> course; I missed the memo. I have been struggling to get everything back
> online. I just finished exporting a few Gigs of RRD's to XML so that I could
> use them :|
> 
> My question: I was s/rushing/stupid so I just moved /var/mysql to a
> partition (i386) and reinstalled. Can I just copy this back or does some
> magic need to happen first?


If you're talking about the data, I wouldn't expect this change to cause
issues, unless perhaps you're also updating to a different version of
MySQL. That could be a problem, depending on how different the old and
new versions are. Consult the "upgrading" section of the manual to see.

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/upgrading.html

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Paul DuBois
Oracle Corporation / MySQL Documentation Team
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
www.mysql.com

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