[mythtv-users] XMLTV, tv_grab_de, mythfilldatabase Problem

Michael Haas laga at laga.ath.cx
Fri Aug 13 10:14:32 EDT 2004

Verteiler wrote:

> I set up XMLTV and configured tv_grab_de to get all the channels I have. 
> When I run the "mytvfilldatabase" script, it starts off trying to 
> connect to the zap2it.com server (how can I switch that off?) and then 
> goes through  the channels I set up. This is the output I get:
> grabbing channel XXXX (offset=YY) ....
> XXXX beeing the channel name and YY a digit. This goes on for ages but 
> it does not seem to work. What is the format mythtv needs the channels 
> in? How do I configure channels which are not listed by tv_grab_de (I 
> live in Vienna/Austria)? Can I populate the mysql-DB myself?
> I hope you have any ideas, I have just about run out of any...
> Thanks in advance
> Verteiler

Hi Verteiler.

tv_grab_de is broken, IIRC. Try using tv_grab_de_tvtoday instead.
Actually, it would be even better for you to use the appropriate grabber 
for Austria. Visit http://membled.com/work/apps/xmltv/ .

Good luck,

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