[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase shows No Data for some channels

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Thu Jul 7 04:35:14 EDT 2005

Cameron Dale wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm having some trouble with the proper way to run mythfilldatabase 
> (with DataDirect) to update my listings. Right now it runs every day 
> from cron and it gets listings 14 days into the future. However, some of 
> the channels come back as "No Data" at around 12-14 days (I guess the 
> listings for those channels aren't known that far into the future). As 
> the days pass, this data propagates closer and closer to the present, 
> even though mythfilldatabase runs every night. It doesn't re-retrieve 
> the data for the days that are missing though, saying for example: "Data 
> is already present for Fri Jul 15 2005, skipping".

It always fills tomorrow so the info is always refreshed before the
day for recording arrives.

> What can I do to tell mythfilldatabase to retrieve data for the days 
> that are missing?

With current svn, "mythfilldatabase --max-days 11" would prevent
grabbing the last days where some channels may be missing data
in the evening.

--  bjm

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