[mythtv-users] DVB EPG in MythTV?

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Mon Dec 5 15:36:27 EST 2005

On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 12:45:29AM +0100, Petr Stehlik wrote:
> Stuart Auchterlonie pí?e v Út 29. 11. 2005 v 01:09 +0000:
> > This is interesting. It proves that there is EIT data present
> > for the future on that channel on that sat. Now we just have
> > to work out why it isn't being used....
> Stuart,
> I have just run tv_grab_dvb that generated XML with the information I
> would expect the EIT crawler would find as well. So there is no doubt
> the EIT data is present. How can I further help with debugging this?

I'm working on analyzing what tv_grab_dvb does compared to
the internals of mythtv. We will try to get something sorted.

> BTW, I have already rebuilt MythTV without the EIT code since the
> spamming (generating thousands of identical reports about not finding a
> program in PAT) was too annoying. Is it left there intentionally or is
> it hard to disable in the code?

That's a separate issue I'm working through with daniel at the

For now do what Tommi (?) suggested and use tv_grab_dvb and 
mythfilldatabase to populate your epg.


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