[mythtv] Re : Eit fixup coding howto?

manu eallaud at yahoo.fr
Sat Sep 29 00:30:11 UTC 2007

On 09/28/2007 07:27:02 PM, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 19:15 -0400, manu wrote:
> > 	Hi all,
> > I use a dvb-s card with mythtv, the provider is canalsatellite
> caraibes
> > (the
> > alter-ego though lesser quality of the French provider).
> > The eit does not work at all (everything is unknown). I know there
> is
> > now/next
> > info embedded with every prog as I can get it while watching a
> channel.
> MythTV does not use now/next.
> > Moreover there is an epg channel that you can consult separetely
> with a
> > few
> > days AFAICT, though it could be only one day worth I am not sure.
> You should make sure this is the only channel that has the
> useonairguide
> flag set. You can set this in mythtv-setup in the Channel editor.
> > So... the question: I have seen that there are "fixups"for the eit
> > scanner,where can I find some docs (if there is something else than
> the
> > source) and what kind of info I need (eg the TS of the epg channel,
> the
> > standards...)
> "fixups" are only used to extract additional information from the
> description and other fields of the EIT data. Since you aren't getting
> any data fixups are irrelevant.
> Most likely you either imported a channels.conf instead of scanning
> for channels within MythTV and so don't have the proper information
> in your channel and dtv_multiplex tables, or the EIT scanning is
> disabled; at either the video source or channel level. Alternatively
> you could be wrong about that EPG channel having usable EIT
> information.
> This is really a question for the user's mailing list right now,
> once you're getting data we can help you write a fix up routine
> if you need it.

OK sorry for the noise I had the impression that my broadcaster was not  
following standards...
I'll keep you posted in case a fixup routine is indeed needed.


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