[mythtv-users] EPG Problems

Andy Davidoff dert at pobox.com
Sat Mar 29 06:40:23 UTC 2003

#if Christoph Rasim /* Mar 19, 00:26 */
> I'm using the NextView software to grab EPG data, export it to XML and
> import it using mythfilldatabase. Works fine so far, but I have some
> problems:
> 1. When I press "m" in the EPG, MythTV should switch to the highlighted
> channel. It does this for most channels, but for some reason for some of
> them this does not work. The problem is always with the same channels. If
> I press "r" however, MythTV correcty changes to the channel and starts
> recording. I can also change to these channels using up and down keys
> outside the EPG without any problems.

Can you provide more detail on which channels are affected, et cetera?

> 2. As I do not receive all channels listet in the XML file, I just give
> "0" as the channel ID to those channels. I thought their data would then
> not be imported into the database at all, but it's still listed in the EPG
> below the other channels (with blank channel names).

Clearly, this doesn't work.  Remove the channels from the file.

> 3. Is there any way to have MythTV use the channel ids as order when
> changing the channel using up/down keys in "Watching Live TV" mode?
#endif /* christoph at rasim.net */

See the "Setup->General->Channel ordering" option.

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