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

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Mon Jul 21 15:48:10 UTC 2008

John wrote:
> 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.

Having now got myself a dvb-s card i can confirm that scanning Astra
doesn't populate the default_authority. So there is a bug here


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