[mythtv-users] troubles with xmltv and mythfilldatabase

Zaakiy Siddiqui zaakiy at nticon.com.au
Thu Nov 4 11:56:02 UTC 2004

Apologies if someone has already come up with an answer (I'm viewing and responding offline so there will be a delay). 

I'm not that experienced with MythTV yet, but I think you have to do the following:

cat root/.xmltv/tv_grab_de_tvtoday.conf

This should list out the XMLTV IDs, like C1.orf.at, etc

Run mythtvsetup

Enter the channel editor.

If your channels are already set up, go into each of them and make sure that the XMLTV id corresponds with what is in the tv_grab_de_tvtoday.conf file (this will populate your channel table).

If channels are not already set up, then set them up and do the same.

If you want to check the settings in your channel table:
     use mythconverg;
     select * from channel;


-----Original Message-----
From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Michael Messner
Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2004 2:58 AM
To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] troubles with xmltv and mythfilldatabase


Am Dienstag, 2. November 2004 00:35 schrieb Michael Messner:
> Am Montag, 1. November 2004 13:42 schrieb Nezar Nielsen:
> > On Mon, 1 Nov 2004 14:28:54 +0200, Michael Messner
> >
> > > If I open mysql I can see a complete empty channel table.
> >
> > And that is probably your problem.
> > I had the same thing initially, you have to set up all the
> > channels(with frequencies and stuff) via the setup program
> > before you try to load up program listings.

So, now I can see my channels with the IDs in the mysql db and also 
in mythweb and I can see the names of the channels in the 
mythfrontend (but no guide). If I try to update the database:

14:45:29 linuxmike /srv/www/htdocs/myLTSPtv/en 
--config-file /root/.xmltv/tv_grab_de_tvtoday.conf 
| /usr/local/bin/mythfilldatabase --update --file 1 -1 -
           => `3sat.gif'
Resolving www.tvtoday.de... done.
Connecting to www.tvtoday.de[]:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 396 [image/gif]

100%[====================================>] 396          386.72K/s    
ETA 00:00

15:24:25 (386.72 KB/s) - `3sat.gif' saved [396/396]
Updating icons for sourceid: 1
Unknown xmltv channel identifier: C1.orf.at
Skipping channel.
Unknown xmltv channel identifier: C2.orf.at
Skipping channel.
Unknown xmltv channel identifier: C2.sfdrs.ch
Skipping channel.
Unknown xmltv channel identifier: C3.br-online.de
Skipping channel.
Unknown xmltv channel identifier: C3sat.de
Skipping channel.

the same errors like before.

16:55:45 linuxmike /srv/www/htdocs/myLTSPtv/en [root]ls ~/.xmltv/    
.  ..  tv_grab_de_tvtoday.conf

16:55:58 linuxmike /srv/www/htdocs/myLTSPtv/en [root]ls ~/.mythtv/   
.   MythNews   MythWeather    channels  mythstream  
..  MythVideo  lircrc    themecache

16:56:02 linuxmike /srv/www/htdocs/myLTSPtv/en [root]ls 
.           bbc_world.gif  kabel1.gif       orf1.gif  sf2.gif       
..          cnn.gif        kinderkanal.gif  orf2.gif  tele5.gif
3sat.gif    dsf.gif        mtv.gif          pro7.gif  viva.gif
ard.gif     euronews.gif   mtv2.gif         rtl.gif   vivaplus.gif
arte.gif    eurosport.gif  n24.gif          rtl2.gif  vox.gif
bayern.gif  hamburg1.gif   ntv.gif          sat1.gif  west.gif

cu mIke

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