[mythtv-users] Switching to mythtv

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Mon Jul 18 18:18:32 EDT 2005

On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 09:08:21 +1200
Pshem Kowalczyk wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm switching to mythtv from freevo. I haven't finished setting up the
> new box yet, but already hit a few problems. I'm using gentoo, mythtv
> ver 0.18.1.
> 1. There is no grabber for my country (New Zealand), but there is an
> xmltv file with programmes. But how do I enter the frequencies for
> every channel?
> 2. Mythfilldatabase --manual seems to load the programmes happily, but
> when I check them with mythWeb - there is nothing in the schedule. The
> file is available here:
> http://mr.geek.nz/epg/getlist.html?channels=ter

I patched mythtv to allow the tv_grab_nz provided on that page to work
with mythtv, and made a new ebuild - would you like them?

> 2. mythVideo - I'm trying to play a file from a remote windows share
> using the standard mplayer command, unfortunately there are spaces in
> the file name and mplayer tries to play every single part of the name
> as a file and obviously it fails. I tried to add "" around the %s but
> it didn't help. Mplayer works without any problems from command line.
> 3. mythWeather - everything is sweet except the forecast for the next
> day - even though the timezone is set properly on Monday the forecast
> for tomorrow is for Sunday. Three days forecast and sat map are ok.
> What am I doing wrong?
> I couldn't find answers to any of those questions in the documentation
> (perhaps I wasn't looking carefully enough?).
> kind regards
> pshemko
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Nick Rout

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