[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #5365: Freesat (UK) EIT and Scanning patches

John reidjr at btconnect.com
Thu Jul 17 21:04:27 UTC 2008

Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> Will Tatam wrote:
>> I have got it working, it turned out to be a configuration issue in 
>> myth. What I'm now seeing are scheduling errors due to the bug in the EIT
>> FreeView: Program ID:  	www.channel4.com/42790/004
>> FreeSat:  Program ID:  	/42790/004
> No it's not a bug in the EIT as such
> The first part of the program id is pulled out of the database.
> It gets there as a result of a channel scan with mythtv, as the
> info is stored in the SDT and we don't monitor that during
> EIT scanning.
> So you will need to rescan the input containing the freesat
> channels. If that information isn't then populated then there
> is a bug in the scanner.
> Stuart A
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I'm seeing the same thing. A full scan of all transponders on astra 
(FREESAT) does not populate the default_authority field , which I guess 
is where the first part of the program Id comes from ? I havnt tried 
wiping the channel table to carry out a truly clean scan...didn't want 
the pain.


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