[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase --file and Win32 tv_grab_na_dd
timberlake_james at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 1 15:01:46 EDT 2004
in summary: i need to import listings to an offline
i've been trying to use tv_grab_na_dd, mythtv .16, and
a brand new
database originally filled using mythtv-setup
James Timberlake wrote:
> I recently installed Mythtv .16 on Fedora Core 2 and
> I've run into a
> problem filling the database using mythfilldatabase
> --file. I installed
> and filled that database initially while on a
> broadband connection.
> My myth box is currently offline and will be for the
> next couple months.
> Where it is there isn't a phone jack or any way for
> to get online. I
> dug around and found there's a way to populate the
> database with a
> preformatted .xml file. I subscribe to Zap2it's
> service and used the
> win32 xmltv grabber tv_grab_na_dd and ran this
> xmltv.exe tv_grab_na_dd --output listings.xml
> This gives me a 12.6mb xml file that looks good. I
> took it back to my
> myth box and ran:
> mythfilldatabase --file 1 -1 listings.xml
> After running for a few seconds it write this
> to my console:
> ### bypassing grabbers, reading directly from file
> Don't use tv_grab_na_dd, use the internal datadirect
> The mythfilldatabase status in mythfrontend stays at
> "currently running"
> and the guide data doesn't reflect a change. I've
> around on the web
> and haven't found any fix. I know I'm using the
> correct sourceid and I
> don't believe I need the --old-chan-id switch either
> from looking at my
> database. I also have a laptop loaded with Fedora if
> need to use the
> linux tools to accomplish this.
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