[mythtv-users] Matching up tv_grab_uk_rt to DVB-T channels

Scott White scott-mythtv at riskboys.com
Wed Jul 27 05:08:08 EDT 2005

I'm in the UK using DVB-T.  You don't need the xmltv grab from anywhere
unless, like me, you also have cable or satellite through a PVR or
analogue card.  Mythtv will populate your program guide from information
sent over DVB

Just skip that step and do not bother running mythfilldatabase


On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 09:17 +0100, John Winters wrote:
> Hello all,
> I've set up a MythTV backend to use with MiniMyth as a front end.  The
> back end has a single DVB-T card and I'm operating in the UK.
> All seems to work pretty well, but I'm not sure how to get the listings
> from the Radio Times website to be matched up against the DVB-T
> channels.  I've gone through the documented setup process (twice in fact
> - I did it again from scratch in case I'd missed something) but I seem
> to end up with two independent sets of channels in my MySQL database -
> one set produced from scanning on the DVB-T card and one from the list
> provided by the Radio Times.  For example, in my Program Guide (and on
> the mythweb page, which is where I've directly grabbed it from) I have:
> 		08:15		08:30
> 2		No data
> 2		Bring it on	Jackie Chan
> 1040
> 3		No data
> ITV1
> 3
> 1043		GMTV Today
> In each case, the first channel of the pair seems to have been inserted
> into the database by the DVB-T scan as part of the MythTV setup and the
> second has been produced by mythfilldatabase from the output of
> tv_grab_uk_rt.  What do I modify to get the system to realise that the
> listings match the DVB-T channels?
> TIA,
> John
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