[mythtv-users] question about mythfilldatabase parameters
adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 15:35:53 EST 2005
On Thursday 15 December 2005 15:17, Jakob Fix wrote:
> Steve, thanks for your reply.
> On 15/12/05, Steve Adeff <adeffs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 December 2005 14:36, Jakob Fix wrote:
> > > Hello, I would like to know what the first number of
> > > mythfilldatabase's --file option means exactly, the "1" in the
> > > following example.
> > >
> > > mythfilldatabase --quiet --file 1 -1 tv_uk_rt.xmltv
> > >
> > > I did read the --help output that mythfilldatabase provides:
> > > --file <sourceid> <offset> <xmlfile>
> > > Bypass the grabbers and read data directly from a file
> > > <sourceid> = cardinput
> > > <offset> = days from today that xmlfile defines
> > > (-1 means to replace all data, up to 10 days)
> > > <xmlfile> = file to read
> > >
> > > What does "cardinput" mean? I have one DVB-S card which is connected
> > > to two LNBs which are switched via diseqc. Does it have something to
> > > do with this? What's the equivalent in the channel and program
> > > database tables? And what's the effect? Sorry for all these
> > > questions.
> > >
> > > --
> > > cheers,
> > > Jakob.
> > lets say you had two DVB-S cards, then your sourceid would be 1 or 2. If
> > you have one card with two sources, like for us in the U.S. with the
> > built-in cable tuner and the svideo input, one would be 1 and the other
> > 2.
> So, "source" corresponds to card, and "input" would be the equivalent
> to the LNB.
> > the easy way to tell how yours is setup is to look at the files Myth
> > writes. the first number is the sourceid, followed by the channel, date,
> > then time.
> Do you mean recordings, like these?
> sh-3.00$ ls -1
> Not sure if your idea about deducing the source input can be really
> applied generally. If I understand you correctly, my recordings
> should be prefixed by 1_ or 2_, right?
> > --
> > Steve
I don't have a disceq setup so I don't know how MythTV handles these, but I'd
assume one of them is 1 and the other is 2 according to what your files show.
when you set these two up in mythtv-setup were they setup as seperate sources?
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