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Re: MYSQL Manual Backup - From Faulty Hard Disk
Posted by: Rick James
Date: January 23, 2015 05:55PM

I think it is possible.

You have access to the old disk drive? Do you know were MySQL's directory tree was? If not, search for files named *.MYD .

Given that (1) the tables were Engine=MyISAM, and (2) that you found those files, then you can copy the directory (probably only one) that the MYD files are in. Caution: You will find two (maybe more) such directories, one will be called "mysql" -- ignore that one, and grab the other one (it may have a name like "wp" for wordpress).

Copy that one directory to the new machines, and poof!, the blogs will be there.

Alas, there are still login issues; it is unclear (to me) how you can reconstruct the users' logins.

If you get this far, let us know; maybe we (or a WP forum) can help you the rest of the way.

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