[mythtv] Program Titles

Robin Gilks g8ecj at gilks.org
Sun Dec 26 20:26:10 UTC 2010

> On 12/14/10 18:02, Nick Morrott wrote:
>> I'm guessing here (vanilla Freesat EPG and XMLTV in my DVB-T/S/Virgin
>> setup) but it's probably either for the small number of users who
>> record the encrypted Sky channels via DVB-S/S2 with their viewing
>> card, or for the larger number of users who record the analog signal
>> from their STB and don't want to use the tv_grab_uk_rt data from XMLTV
>> for one reason on another (either because it's not integrated into
>> MythTV, or because there are channels that are unsupported on uk_rt
>> that they want listings for).
> exactly. got it in one
> i have a sky box with a redremote and a hauppauge pvr-350
> it works well. the quality of the recording is not what you would call
> spectacular
> there are some channels for which there is no uk_rt EPG data
> i do have a program which will take the Sky EIT data and create the
> appropriate xmltv files for feeding into mythfilldatabase. but it is all
> a bit complicated. having it in myth would be cool.
> like i say, if the EIT scanner could be taught to look at a specific
> stream, it would be pretty straightforward to provide a patch to
> interpret the EIT data

Does epgsnoop do the job or is Sky different in other parts of the world...

Robin Gilks

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